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Serving preschool through eighth grade students since 1871, Phoenix Elementary School District #1 is steeped in heritage and tradition and located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. We offer a breadth of special programs and curriculum and are dedicated to the total development of every student by setting high expectations and fostering academic leadership. Our fifteen Signature and Community Schools provide safe and secure learning environments with unique themes and free programs including . Montessori, Traditional, Language Acquisition, Performing & Fine Arts, Donde Vivo, Before & After School Care & Enrichment and more.
At Phoenix Elementary School District, we believe:
- All children can and will learn.
- Parents want and deserve the best education for their children; deserving our full support in the co-education of their children.
- Education is the key to opportunity and social mobility.
- In holistic education including: intellectual, physical, emotional, psychological and social development.
- Diversity enriches us all through various values and cultures.
- In shared responsibility among teachers, staff, parents, administrators and the community for advancing our mission and goals.
- We are all learners; teachers and students alike.
- Socio-economic factors do not affect the ability of the child to learn, nor will such factors impact our exemplary teaching efforts and high standards for every child.
- We live on this earth, not to see through one another, but to see one another through.