Excellence in education for more than a centuryKyrene School District is one of Arizona’s leading public school districts, providing excellence in education for more than a century. Kyrene is known for high academic achievement, with schools consistently outperforming peer districts, charter schools, and state averages on AzMERIT and other benchmarks.
Kyrene is comprised of 25 schools (18 elementary, 6 middle, and one K-8). District boundaries encompass all of Ahwatukee and parts of Chandler, Guadalupe, Tempe, and the Gila River Indian Reservation. Kyrene enrolls approximately 17,000 students in grades K-8, and has expanded preschool options to every single elementary school campus.
K-8 program offerings include world languages (Spanish and Mandarin), STEM, college prep, fine arts, performing arts, and computer science immersion. Kyrene is also home to a Traditional Academy and an IB Candidate school. Preschool options include dual-language, leadership, and arts integration programs, as well as project-based and self-directed learning programs. Integrated preschool options serve students with developmental needs and are taught by certified staff. Kyrene also offers an impressive selection of community program options that occur before, during, and after school hours.
Our Vision:All students achieve at their maximum potential to become problem-solvers, creators, and visionaries of tomorrow.Our Mission:Kyrene School District will commit to student success for all, by providing engaging, challenging educational environments which promote and inspire passion for learning, leading, and achieving transformative life outcomes.