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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. 

Sahuaro School uses the Responsible Thinking discipline process, a unique way of helping students become thinkers and problem solvers.

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

  • Summer Hours/Student Registration

    All WESD school offices are closed for the summer and will reopen to the public Tuesday, July 22. At that time, offices will be open daily to the public from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until Friday, August 1, 2014. Each school office will return to regular work hours beginning Monday, August 4, 2014.

    All student registration takes place at the Welcome and Registration Center located at 3200 W. Cholla Street.  The Registration Center will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, until June 30, 2014. Regular hours will resume July 1, 2014. 

    Posted Jun 11, 2014, 10:37 AM by PAMELA HORTON
  • Register for free, full-day kindergarten

    Registration for free, full-day kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year in the Washington Elementary School District began Feb. 3 and will continue through the summer. Parents and guardians are invited to register their kindergartner at the WESD Welcome and Registration Center, located just west of Cholla Middle School at 3200 West Cholla Street. Free, full-day kindergarten will be held at all 27 elementary and K-8 schools in the Washington District.

    Children must be 5 years old before September 1, 2014 to be registered for kindergarten. Parents should remember to bring with them:

    • A certified copy of the child's birth certificate
    • Immunization records
    • Proof of residence (e.g. lease agreement, escrow papers, recent utility bill)
    • Legal papers regarding custody, if applicable

    The Welcome and Registration Center is open Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (On Wednesdays, the center is closed from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) From May 22 through June 28, the hours will be 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., closed from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Call 602-896-6950 for more information. 

    Posted Mar 25, 2014, 10:43 AM by PAMELA HORTON
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