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



Volunteer Appreciation Social

To celebrate the wonderful talents, good deeds, and thoughtfulness, all our volunteers are cordially invited to a Volunteer Appreciation Social here at Whittier School, May 23rd from 4:30 - 5:30 in our cafeteria. You are truly appreciated and loved. Thank you for all you do. Hope to see you there.


First Milkweed Plants!

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

Parent Volunteers Needed for Cafeteria Composting

Cafeteria Compost Volunteers are needed for a new pilot project.  Your job will be to help students to sort their trays and foods into the composting bins during lunch time.  

Whittier Community Breakfast


On Wednesday, June 6th, come to the Community Breakfast!  Join us in the Whittier Cafeteria from 8:15 am to 9:30 am and enjoy delicious organic bagels, fruit and coffee - courtesy of our friends at Common Roots Cafe ( - alongside the MPS breakfast. Come and meet your fellow Whittier Families!

  IMPORTANT: ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. PLEASE STAY WITH YOUR CHILD UNTIL 9:30 AM.  We're looking for volunteers for this event! It's easy and fun! If you can help, email Jacques, or better yet, sign up online at
Desayuno de la Comunidad Whittier
Mericoles 6 de Junio,  8:15am a 9:30am
Situado en la Cafetería de la escuela Whittier

En este evento se estará sirviendo deliciosos bagels orgánicos, frutas y café cortesía de Common Roots Café, junto con MPS Breakfast.