Welcome to Kyrene de la Esperanza, home of the Sharks! We are very proud to announce that on April 23, 2012, Kyrene de la Esperanza became an A+ School of Excellence™ award recipient, presented by the Arizona Educational Foundation* This marks the second time Kyrene de la Esperanza earned this prestigious distinction; the first A+ School of Excellence award was earned in 1999.

Kyrene de la Esperanza’s Mission is to “provide a positive and engaging learning environment that promotes student achievement and inspires success in every student.”  With a “whatever it takes” approach, we work collaboratively to create the conditions for success to help all students achieve at high levels. To learn more about our commitment and dedication to teaching and learning, click on the “About Us” tab!
  Dr. Cheryl  S. Greene, Principal

Headlines & Latest News


  • April 18, 2014
    School closed.
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  • April 28, 2014 Kindergarten Orientation 5:30- 7:00 pm
    This orientation is for kinder
    student currently enroll ed for the 2014-2015 school year.
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  • May 2, 2014 Author Visit
    Award-winning bilingual children's author, Monica Brown will visit our students. She will share stories, music and the creative writing process with our students.
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  • Sat., May 3, 2014 PTO Sponsored School Carnival
    Join us for lots of fun and games,including inflatables, petting zoo, cake walk, dunk tank, and lots more! Come see staff and PTO members Kiss the Cow!
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  • May 5 - 9, 2014 Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week
    Teachers and staff have worked hard during this busy school year, this is your chance to show your appreciate for them.
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  • May 14 - 20, 2014
    Esperanza College
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  • May 21, 2014 8:15-9:30am
    5th Grade Celebration
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  • May 21, 2014
    Last Day of School is on a Wednesday and school releases at 12:35pm.
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  • May 23, 2014
    School office is closed for the summer. The office will reopen Monday, July 21, 2014.
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  • June - July 2014
    Summer Registrations
    The district office is open Monday - Thursday and will be accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year.
    Kyrene School District
    8700 South Kyrene Rd.
    Tempe, Az 85284
    (480) 541-1000
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The District provides interpreter/translation services in Spanish and other languages for applicants, parents, students and others, free of charge. If you need such assistance, please contact Dr. Shari Dukes, Director at (480) 541-1150 or via email at ludero@kyrene.org.

El Distrito de Kyrene ofrece servicios de interprete/traducción en español y en otros idiomas sin costo alguno para padres, estudiantes y solicitantes. Si necesita asistencia, puede contactar a la directora Dr. Shari Dukes al (480) 541-1150 o ludero@kyrene.org.