Welcome to Sahuaro Elementary School!

About Our School
All schools in the Washington Elementary School District are committed to achieving excellence for every child, every day, every opportunity, and Sahuaro School is no exception.  Sahuaro is a "Highly Performing" school serving approximately 600 kindergarten through 6th grade students in west Phoenix. The curriculum is fully aligned with State Standards, and in addition to the academic subjects, Sahuaro provides art, music and PE for all grade levels. 

Our Mission
Sahuaro's mission is to educate all students so they will become lifelong learners and productive members of society. Every child will learn and show academic growth, as measured by the Arizona State Standards. Our school will involve families and staff in a systematic intervention process to ensure student success.

Recent Announcements

  • Like WESDSchools on Facebook
    Have you liked the WESD on Facebook? Help us reach our goal of 5,000 likes! Find us at WESDSchools, where you can read about the great things that happen every day in the Washington Elementary School District.  
    You can also follow us on Twitter, too, at WESDSchools. Keep yourself in the loop and like us today!
    Posted Aug 11, 2015, 3:08 PM by PAMELA HORTON
  • Now Hiring!
    Washington Elementary School District is hiring for the 2015-2016 school year! A variety of positions are available – paraprofessionals, custodial, transportation, nutrition services, KidSpace (child care), crossing guards and, of course, teachers! If you are looking for a job and want to make a difference in the life of a child, be sure to apply today! Visit us online at jobs.wesdschools.org!
    Posted Jul 15, 2015, 11:49 AM by PAMELA HORTON
  • 2015-2016 Student Registration Information
    Student registration for the 2015-2016 school year is now underway and will continue through the summer. Students who need to be registered include: 
    • Students new to the Washington Elementary School District 
    • Students who move from one WESD school’s boundaries to another WESD school’s boundaries 
    • Kindergarten students 
    Parent and guardians may register their child at the Welcome and Registration Center, 3200 West Cholla St., immediately west of Cholla Middle School. The center is open Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (On Wednesdays, the center is closed from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) 

    Please remember to bring with you: 
    • Child's original birth certificate 
    • Immunization records showing compliance 
    • Proof of residence (e.g. unexpired AZ Driver’s License or lease agreement, mortgage documents, recent utility bill) 
    • Court ordered custody papers, if applicable 
    Students who are staying at the same school and students who are promoting from a WESD elementary school to a WESD middle school/junior high do not need to be reregistered. 

    Children must be 5 years old before September 1, 2015 to be registered for kindergarten. Children must turn 6 years old before September 1, 2015 to be registered for first grade. 

    If you are planning to move in the near future, please contact the office. If your child will still be attending a school in the Washington District, his or her records can be transferred to the new school after the registration process has been completed. 

    For more information, call 602-896-6950.
    Posted May 11, 2015, 4:00 PM by PAMELA HORTON
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