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

Science Museum of Minnesota
Thanks to Whittier PTA for bringing the Science Museum of Minnesota to Whittier!  On May 24th High 5- 2nd receive an interactive Dinosaurs assembly and 3-5th grade an interactive Electricity assembly.


Our Whittier Wolves were both engaged and awed!
Soccer Fair
Whittier Students and Families:
Do you love soccer??   You won’t want to miss this great opportunity, brought to you by Whittier Community Education, Minneapolis Parks and Rec, and the Sanneh Foundation:
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Soccer Fair
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Whittier Park, 425 W. 26th St.
·      Soccer drills and scrimmages led by Sanneh Coaches
·      Healthy Lunch
·      Soccer Ball Giveaway
·      Learn more about Sanneh Summer Soccer
·      Free Event for All Families
No need to sign up – just show up!  Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing for soccer!! 
For more information:
Jeff Carlson
Community Education Coordinator
Whittier International Elementary
315 West 26th Street, Room 156; Mpls, MN 55404
Office: 612-668-4181  Cel: 612-205-8828
5th grade Exhibition
The 5th grade classrooms are deep into their Exhibition project exploring the Central Idea, "Change and Growth can be communicated through artistic expressions."  The exhibition is an important milestone for IB students in their final year of the Primary Years Program. You are invited to join us on the evening of June 8th from 5:00p.m. To 7:00p.m. for a celebration and showcase of this learning.   Invitations and permission slips  will be sent home to 5th grade families this week and next week to all Whittier families.  
Please contact IB coordinator Libby Dominguez, libby.dominguez@mpls.k12.mn.us if you are interested.5th grade EXHIBITION