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



Principal Selection Process Update

Whittier Community: The link below has important information regarding the selection process for Whittier's new Principal.  As part of the process, a committee of Whitier staff and parents will interview candidates in July.  Thank you for your patience and dedication to Whittier.

Principal Selection Process Letter

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!

First Milkweed Plants!

Today in our Whittier Pollinator Garden, the first milkweed plants are peeking up through the soil.