Welcome to Whittier International Elementary School!

Whittier International Elementary is a public PreK-5 International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) World School (since Feb, 2007). 

Our Vision
All Whittier International Elementary students will become independent global thinkers through inquiry and action

Our Mission
Encourage exploration, inquiry, and critical thinking
Provide learning opportunities that integrate subject areas
Promote local and global action
Respect cultural similarities and differences


Thank you, thank you, thank you... to our Whittier Community that participated in Whittier's First INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY.

Project Whittier
Project Whittier

Common Roots Cafe On 3/8
Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 8--dine in or take out from Common Roots Cafe (2558 Lyndale Ave S) from 4pm to 9pm and 50% of your bill will be donated to Whittier's PTA to support our students' global learning! ***Must mention "Whittier" when ordering***

Read-A-Thon Thank You!

Wow, what a SUPER read-a-thon this year--THANK YOU to all the students, parents, staff and volunteers who made it such a success! Results announced March 2nd at the school assembly. If you have any final donations, please get those in as soon as you can either online or send cash/check to school with your student.