Chaffee, White, Grissom Memorial School History

Opened: 1966
Closed: 1988

Chaffee/White/Grissom Memorial School was a K-8 school located in Antigua which is part of the West Indies. The elementary school, located on a U.S. Air Force base, was a one-story converted barracks. The facilities included three classrooms, a library, teachers’ lounge and an office. There was a playground across the street from the school with an air base athletic field beyond the playground. For the 1981-82 the staff consisted of a principal-teacher, one full-time teacher, and two part-time aides. For the 1987-88 school year there were 28 students with a teacher/principal and two full-time teachers. The school opened in 1966 and was closed in 1988.

Information from DOD School Information Guides

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