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Every home in the U.S. can order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free—there are no shipping costs and you don't need to enter a credit card number. Visit CovidTests.org to learn more!...

In 1929, 12th Street and Apache was considered the outskirts of the city and was a farming area. Ann Ott had to make her way through cotton plants to get to a small, cottage school house where she was named principal. At that time she...

The vaccination event scheduled for Thursday, January 13 at Dunbar School has been canceled.  Families can get COVID-19 vaccinations at Grant Park every Tuesday from 4 – 8 p.m. at 701 S. 3rd Avenue in Phoenix.  We are hoping to reschedule this event and will...

Kenilworth opened its doors in 1920 and is the oldest continually operating elementary school in Phoenix. It survived the depression, World War II, Korea and Vietnam, and 30 years in the middle of a wasteland created by the delay in construction of the inner loop....

Are you looking for a convenient location to vaccinate your children and members of your household?  All children 5 to 11 years old are now able to receive the Pfizer pediatric vaccine.  The Phoenix Elementary School District is hosting vaccination events in January. Vaccinations offered...

Throughout the years, our curriculum has included music classes. Music is an extremely important subject for all children to learn and can lead to better brain development, increase in human connection, and even stress relief. Some schools in our district have special offerings such as...

Many gifted students have passed through schools in the Phoenix #1 Elementary School District from state leaders, athletes, and artists. One of the most notable was Jackson Pollock, an American Painter, enrolled in 6th grade at Monroe School in 1923. He was widely noticed for...

Happy start of the winter break! We are happy to announce dates for upcoming celebrations around our 150th anniversary. Add them to your calendar and join in on our festivities. We will release more details as they become available. Meanwhile, be sure to check out the...

Dear Phoenix #1 Families, The Phoenix Elementary School District has learned of a troubling post that has been shared widely this week on the social media platform TikTok.  The post refers to a threat to school safety “for every school in the USA, even elementary,” on...

Students across the district are excited to celebrate the 150th anniversary of our district and wanted to come together for a special photo. Ten deserving students from each of our 15 schools gathered recently at Kenilworth Elementary to take this awesome aerial photo. Across the...