Welcome to Whittier International Elementary School!

Whittier is an International I.B. School that inspires students to become independent global thinkers through inquiry and action. 

Welcome Whittier families!  All classes will continue with Distance Learning until further notice.

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PARENT RESOURCE REQUEST FORM - We at Whittier acknowledge that this year has been extremely difficult for many of us as we have coped with the COVID-19 Pandemic, the murder of George Floyd, and the ensuing unrest in our Minneapolis communities. We know these local and worldwide issues have created a great deal of anxiety and stress for our families. If you are interested in resources or support please complete this form and one of our school social workers or interns will be in touch with you. 

(Virtual) Coffees with MPS Principals

Whittier Coffee with the Principal - Laurie Lamberty - Fridays, 10:30 – 11:00 AM

School Request Season is here for the coming school year. Please reach out to Whittier’s Principal and to these other MPS schools if you have questions about next year’s changes.

Middle School on your mind...?

Are you thinking ahead to Middle School for your fifth grader?  Click on the link above to start your introduction to Whittier's MPS feeder middle school.

School Request Season - CDD for 2021-2022 School Year

School Request Season is here for the coming school year.  Click on the link above for more information about your child's community school placement.

Free COVID-19 testing events & flu shots

Click the link above for further information about these upcoming free COVID-19 testing events & flu shots.

Community Ed Fall Enrichment

Hot off of the press: Whittier Community Ed. fall classes!  They will look different this year, but will still feature a ton of fun and learning!  Click here for all the information and to register for your classes now! 

Community Ed Corner - ART BUDDIES and More

Art Buddies is back!  Learn more about our new Art Buddies Penpals Program -  just click on the link above for more info and to sign up!  Also, more news and updates from Whittier Community Ed.

Whittier “Bell Time” Changes

MPS Board of Education has approved the new bell time schedule for the 2021-22 school year.