The vision of Palomino Primary School is to become a great school, featuring learning communities for all people. Students demonstrate high achievement in a climate where they are challenged appropriately by a rigorous curriculum and taught in a quality, student-centered learning environment. Academic, social and emotional growth of students is fostered and measured in a variety of ways. All adults in the community contribute to student success through their professionalism, continuous learning and respectful behavior, which is characterized by the collaboration of stakeholders.
The mission of Palomino Primary is to encourage and empower a culture of critical thinking, collaboration, and high achievement. Our purpose is to support our diverse community's needs, invite parent input and provide community outreach. The school environment encompasses student learning, supports social and emotional needs, creates life long learners, and nurtures curiosity.
Palomino Primary (grades K-3) is located on a large campus. We share that space with Palomino Intermediate (grade 4-6), our partner in elementary education. Also located on our campus is the Ed Robson Family Branch Boys and Girls Club. The club provides after school care and a variety of programs to help meet the needs of our students and their families. Visit the Ed Robson Boys and Girls Club website.
Palomino Primary is a life force to the local community. Through a unique set of community partnerships, our school provides services to meet many of the needs of our students and parents. These services include Scottsdale Health Care medical and dental clinics. food pantry, Kitchen on the Street, clothing center, adult ESL classes, and parenting classes. By nurturing the “whole child,” we help students achieve to their highest potential. Palomino Primary assures that all students excel in reading and math by third grade. Palomino offers educational support with the help of reading specialists, math specialists, a behavior specialist, a social worker and before and after school remediation and enrichment programs.
School Colors: White and Blue
School Mascot: The Palomino Pride
Enrolling in Palomino Primary
If you live within our school's boundary and your child will be going into any grade between kindergarten and 6th, you qualify for traditional enrollment.
Start the Traditional Enrollment Process
(Please note you will have to fill out additional paperwork after completing the online registration form.)
If you are not sure whether your home is within our boundary, visit our district's Locate a School webpage and either use the interactive map or open up the appropriate "Elementary School Boundaries" PDF attachment.
If you live outside of our boundary, we invite you to apply for Open Enrollment if you would like to join the Palomino Primary family. Open Enrollment can now be completed online:
You can also refer to our homepage for Open Enrollment capacity and closure information.