IB stands for International Baccalaureate. Baccalaureate is defined as educational requirements set by standards and international would mean, used by people of many nations. The mission is to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. For more information about IB, please visit the IBO website.
AZ College and Career Readiness Standards
AZ College and Career Readiness Standards (AZCCRS) are multi-state academic standards in Language and Math adopted by the Arizona Department of Education. The development of these standards was coordinated by the National Governor’s Association Center for Best Practice (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO).
Gifted and Talented Education will reflect the academic, social, and emotional needs of a variety of students. As all students have gifts and talents, all teachers will identify the talents of all students to enrich. Additionally, Fireside will support the needs of students with Gifted Cluster in grades K-3 and Gifted/Honors Pull Out for students in Grades 4-6.
Quick Facts About Quail Run Elementary School
The school address is 3303 E. Utopia Road, Phoenix, AZ 85050. We are north of Union Hills and east of 32nd Street.
The grades served are Kindergarten through 6th, plus Gifted. The curriculum, IB program, was chosen with input from the community. Teachers and staff will practice Professional Learning Communities to address the learning needs of individual students. The school is currently accepting open enrollment students from outside of the PVSchools district, except for 1st grade.
The Paradise Valley Unified School District is one of Arizona's most respected, with 43 schools. The district geographical area is bounded by 7th Avenue and Pima Road, and Jomax Road and Northern Avenue. The district offers a variety of instructional and extracurricular programs including K-12 International Baccalaureate; Core Knowledge; Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Global Geography; gifted and special education, fine arts, career and technical education, before- after-school programs, sports and extracurricular activities, and pre-K programs. With approximately 30,000 students, the PVSchools district is the seventh-largest in the state and has a reputation for excellence in both instruction and operational management.