Choose Kyrene for your child’s education
Learning, Leading, AchievingSchools emphasize high academic standards, invite strong parental involvement, and support a “whole child” approach to learning. Kyrene inspires students to develop a passion for learning, leading and achieving! There are 25 schools in the District (18 elementary, 6 middle schools and one K-8). The District’s boundaries encompass all of Ahwatukee, and parts of Chandler, Guadalupe, Tempe, and the Gila River Indian Reservation.
Kyrene provides many opportunities for children 3-5 years of age. These high-quality programs are geared to ensure children enter kindergarten ready to learn. All programs incorporate age-appropriate activities that help children reach their full potential cognitively, socially, physically and emotionally. Signature programs are designed around specific learning philosophies such as Reggio Emilia, arts integration, traditional, and language immersion.
Kyrene offers an engaging and interactive curriculum that ensures children receive the individualized attention needed to excel. Students learn foundational skills for lifelong learning. Programs are tuition-free, full-day (with half-day options). For admission to kindergarten, it is recommend that children are five years old before September 1 of the current school year. For children who turn five between September 1 and December 31, an early entrance screening process can determine if kindergarten is in a child’s best interest.
Elementary school days include English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, art, physical education, library, and music. Highly qualified, state-certified, and caring teachers provide support for learning in the classroom.
The middle school program establishes consistency in academic excellence. 6th grade students receive their core instruction from a team of teachers who share the same group of students. 7th and 8th grades follow a more flexible model, allowing a team approach with access to different levels of exploratory options.
Educational Program OptionsAdditional learning opportunities and choices are provided because of the unique talents and needs of our students. We encourage students to learn at their own pace and also provide advanced opportunities. We understand there are various models for learning and these options will help you choose the best approach for your child’s education.