We are excited to be expanding our STEAM Academy program for the 2016-2017. Not only are we expanding our offerings at Desert Mirage to include 3rd through 5th grade, but we also have a 7th Grade Water Investigation Academy coming to Copper King, a 7th Grade Design & Build Construction Academy coming to Garden Lakes and a 6th Grade Computer Science Academy coming to Villa de Paz. Please join us at one of our upcoming Information Sessions to find out more about these exciting FREE opportunities.
Join us on Thursday, April 28 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm for the Pendergast Art Experience - Shaping Human Potential. The Art Experience is being held at the Pendergast Learning Center located at 3841 N. 91st Avenue in Phoenix.
Join us on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 pm as students from across the District come together and perform at the Pendergast Honors Music Festival. The Festival is being held at the Pendergast Community Center located at 10550 W. Mariposa St. in Phoenix
Our Vision: Empowering Excellence and Success Our Beliefs: Pendergast sets high expectations! We provide diverse educational experiences for all students to have the knowledge, skills and opportunities that prepare them for the future. Our Mission: The Pendergast Elementary School District provides a quality education for all students so they can compete globally in their future endeavors and aspirations.
MCESA Tax Credit Portal - This portal will allow you to select Pendergast or an individual Pendergast school to donate a tax deductible contribution. For a small fee, you may donate directly to Pendergast with a credit or debit card and receive a receipt to submit for a tax deduction.
Superintendent Dr. Lily Matos DeBlieux and the Pendergast Elementary School District BEE-LIEVES in your children and their dreams for the future!
In Dr. Matos DeBlieux's April message, she shares information about the Pendergast Education Foundation and the dedicated volunteers who serve as the board of directors.
Use this handy guide of Upcoming Events, so you wont miss any of the amazing things that Pendergast has to offer.
New to the Pendergast Elementary School District? Here is how to register your child in your neighborhood Pendergast School.
We are looking for outstanding candidates to "Empower Excellence and Success" in our 10,000 students on twelve campuses. We have openings in kindergarten through 8th grade, special education, instructional assistants, clerical, maintenance and transportation.
The Pendergast Early Learning Center is now registering for the 2015-2016 school year! The ELC, located at the Pendergast Learning Center, offers early care and education for children in a warm and cheerful environment.
Find out what's being served for breakfast and lunch at your school by accessing our new Online Menus >>
Charlie's Cafe, located at the Pendergast Learning Center, offers everything from breakfast sandwiches, muffins and yogart to cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, pizza, salads made fresh dailys.
Pendergast Elementary School District Announces that it will Provide Meals Under the National School Lunch Program, USDA School Foods Program and/or School Breakfast Progam. Find Out More >>
The Pendergast Wellness Committee would like to invite you to join us at our upcoming meetings. Meeting Dates & Times >>
Understanding the Budget: Find out more about how the Pendergast Elementary School District spends money by watching this fun and informative video. View the Video >>
We would like to thank our Partners in Education who's generosity helps us provide an educational experience beyond what is possible with public dollars. These partnerships are vital in helping the community and Pendergast work and grow together.
AZCentral: Grace Martinez cut herself because of the pain of bullying, but friends got her help and now the Copper King Elementary teen is a school leader.
Beyond the Mirage Stack Sharing Event - Earth Day 2016
On Friday, April 22, 2016 approximately 500 6th-8th graders at schools in Pendergast, Peoria, Phoenix, Dysart and Washington School Districts will share and judge each other’s mini-documentaries about water, built through the new Beyond the Mirage web experience.
Pendergast Elementary School is one of only 2 schools in Phoenix and 114 schools across the country to receive the grant. Beyond providing devices, Apple has a professional development team that is working closely with the school to ensure teachers are prepared to successfully implement the 1:1 initiative in their classrooms
The Pendergast Community Center is Offering Parent Workshops
The Pendergast Family Resource Centers is offering Parent Workshops for toddler and preschool parents starting April 11.
Attention Parents, Teachers and the Pendergast Community!
The Pendergast Elementary School District intends to implement the "Get Real Comprehensive Sex Education That Works" curriculum for grades 6-8 this upcoming school year. This new curriculum will be submitted for approval at the June 7, 2016 Governing Board meeting. Parents, teachers and community members, you are all welcome to review the exceptional information that is included in the "Get Real" curriculum. The "Get Real Comprehensive Sex Education That Works" curriculum will be on display from March 14 through May 13 in the Board Room at the Pendergast District Office located at 3802 N. 91st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85037.
The Pendergast "BEE"-liever 2016 Winter Newsletter
The Pendergast Elementary School District has so much to celebrate in 2016 including more academies on the horizon, passage of the Override and kindergarten registration.
Money Talks! The Pendergast Budget Guide 2016
We are proud to bring you the second edition of Pendergast's Money Talks, the District Budget Guide. School Finance is a complicated issue and this is why we feel the guide will give you the information you need to see that our District is in excellent financial shape.
PROPOSITION 123 - What Does This Mean for School Funding?
Special Election on May 17, 2016: The compromise negotiated settlement on the K-12 inflation funding lawsuit agreed to by the Plaintiffs, Legislative Leadership and Governor Ducey was ratified in a special session held in October 2015. The agreement now needs voter approval to be implemented.
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