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

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  • Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Meet the Teacher Night
    Doors open at 5:00pm. Parents this is your opportunity to sign up with our PTO, get information from Community Ed, and set up your student's lunch account for the 2014-2015 school year. Your child will have the chance to meet his/her teacher and visit the classroom. Please enter through the MPR/"H" doors.
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  • July 21 - August 1, 2014
    Summer Office Hours
    Mon. 7/21     8-4pm
    Tue. 7/22     10-6pm
    Wed. 7/23    8-12pm
    Thu. 7/24      8-12pm
    Fri. 7/25        8-12pm
    Mon. 7/28     12-4pm
    Tue. 7/29      12-4pm
    Wed. 7/30     12-4pm
    Thu. 7/31      12-7pm
    Fri. 8/1           8-4pm
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  • Monday, August 4, 2014
    First Day of School
    Welcome back Esperanza families! Please remember that the first bell rings at 7:40am and all students must be in their seats ready for instruction by 7:45am. Let's make this a great school year!
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  • Curriculum Night will be held on Tuesday August 19, Wednesday August 20 and Thursday August 21. All presentations will begin in the Multipurpose Room.
     Time                Tues., Aug. 19

    MPR: PS/Kinder: Welcome from Dr.Greene

    5:35-6:15  PS/Kinder Classrooms
    MPR: 1st Grade Welcome from
    Dr. Greene

    1st Grade Classrooms

    Time                  Wed., Aug. 20
    MPR: 2nd Grade Welcome from
    Dr. Greene
    5:35-6:15 2nd Grade Classrooms
    MPR: 3rd Grade
    Welcome from
    Dr. Greene
    6:20-7:00    3rd Grade Classrooms
    Time                Thurs., Aug.21

    MPR: 4th Grade Welcome from
    Dr. Greene

    5:35-6:15 4th Grade Classrooms

    MPR: 5th Grade

    Welcome from Dr. Greene

    6:20-7:00 5th Grade Classrooms
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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.