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).  Learn about the Whittier IB World School journey/timeline

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

Principal Selection Process Update

Thank you to the cross-section of staff and parents who served on the principal interview committee!  Your time and effort during the summer to help with the process of selecting a principal were much appreciated. Welcome to Principal Lamberty! 

Letter to families from Principal Lamberty

Whittier Video--Love Is The Only Way!

The Whittier students & staff want everyone to know, LOVE IS THE ONLY WAY! Watch this great video put together by Whittier's Amity Intern Ricardo and the student IB Ambassadors.

Whittier IB Video

School Supply List

Click the link below to find the school supply list for 2018-19.  Bring supplies to the Open House the week before school starts or to the first day of school.  All supplies are shared so you don’t need to label anything.  Thanks for supporting our school community!

School Supply List

Volunteer for 2018-19

Make a difference at Whittier International Elementary in 2018-19! Work with students to help them build critical reading or math skills. Apply today:

Whittier International Elementary is searching for Reading Corps and Math Corps tutors for 2018-19! Recent grads, parents, grandparents, and career changers can all make great tutors. Training provided so you can get started with students right away in the fall!

Open House on 8/23

Come by school between 4pm and 6pm on Thursday, August 23rd for an Open House!  Meet your teacher, drop off supplies, explore information tables, connect with families, and more!