Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School

Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School

(480) 541-2600
(480) 541-2610 fax
(480) 541-2601 attendance
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  • Colina's Mission:

    Inspiring Growth and
    Achieving Excellence

    We will inspire growth and achieve excellence by building relationships with students, families and the community.
    We are committed to embracing diversity, encouraging a growth mindset, and establishing high expectations for all.

    The 4Bs at Colina:
    Be Respectful,
    Be Responsible, 
    Be Safe,
    Be Kind

    At Colina, we remind children: 
    THINK before you speak. 
    Are your words: T - True; H - Helpful; 
    I - Inspiring; N - Necessary; K - Kind

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Colina News & Announcements

  • Congratulations Mrs. Brunner!

    Congratulations to Mrs. Brunner who received the Grand Canyon University STEM Prinipcal of the Month award!

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  • Welcome from Mrs. Brunner, Proud Principal

    As we live our mission, “Inspiring Growth and Achieving Excellence”, I am so proud of the work we have done this year to move forward with becoming a STEM Academy. It has been a year of learning for our staff as we embarked on this journey.

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  • Tax Credit Donation Information

    Thank you for supporting our children and enhancing education! Your tax credit donation helps students attend extracurricular activities like athletics; art and music programs; character education; and field trips.

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  • 3-Year STEM Roll-out at Colina

    The Colina STEM Teacher Team, in conjunction with input from the staff, developed a three year plan as a guide to increase inquiry based STEM instruction in the classroom. The goal of the plan is to provide teachers the time and opportunities for planning and implementing STEM learning successfully across the school.

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  • Congratulations Mrs. Denton

    Mrs. Denton was recognized by Dr. Vesely, Kyrene Superintendent, and the District Leadership team for her hard work and dedication to her students and profession. Mrs. Denton does whatever it takes to support student learning and it definitely shows on her students' faces and in her student achievement data.

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  • Colina is pleased to bring PLAYWORKS to campus!

    Playworks partners with schools to design curriculum and activities that offer play opportunities during recess and lunch. Trained coaches work with schools to introduce games into the playground that are inclusive to everyone while teaching teamwork, conflict mediation, leadership skills and social skills.

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  • Colina DISCOVERoom

    The DISCOVERoom is a STEM based learning program that takes place during lunch recess. Visit the DISCOVERoom website to learn more and volunteer!

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  • Colina WatchDOGS provide positive male role models for students

    WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering.

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  • We are doing great things at Colina!

    Recently ABC15 news featured Colina for our amazing growth in AzMERIT scores. We were also featured on FOX 10 News by Cory McCloskey. He shared our DISCOVERoom/STEM room with viewers.

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