About Whispering Wind

Greetings and welcome to Whispering Wind Academy!

At Whispering Wind, we celebrate all learners. We are proud to have unique programs that support all students including two self-contained Special Education programs, the Academic Structured program and the Learning for Independence program as well as our Special Education Resource program and our gifted program. We are also incredibly lucky to be home to the Mandarin Dual Language Immersion program which allows our students to start learning Mandarin as early as Kindergarten!

Would you like to hear more about our Mandarin Dual Language Immersion program? Learn about Mandarin at Whispering Wind


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At this time, Whispering Wind Academy as well as the entire Paradise Valley Unified School District has returned to In-Person Instruction while also continuing the PVConnect Model and the PVOnline program. Every Wednesday is a half day while the other days are full days of instruction. To view the bell schedule, please go to the School Overview page. To find out more about Whispering Wind's plan for re-opening, please follow this link: WWA Re-Opening Playbook.  Continue to stay in contact with teachers in order to stay updated with school supply pick-up and other important information! Please visit the PVSchools website to learn more. 

Interested in a virtual school or classroom tour?

Please contact Administrative Assistant Jacqueline Ingram at jingram@pvschools.net.

For information about returning to in-person please follow this link:

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Exclusive Mandarin Immersion Program at Whispering Wind

Open Enrollment

Continue your child's journey of excellence by open enrolling. Open Enrollment is a process allowing parents or guardians to apply for admission to any public school, as long as there is classroom space available. Parents and guardians often choose to open enroll their children in PVSchools for various reasons, including the unique and innovative award-winning programs, teaching philosophy, extracurricular activities, and more.

For more information on the open enrollment process, to include early bird open enrollment information, visit the PVSchools Open Enrollment webpage.

Grade Level Capacity Open Enrollment
01 100 Open
02 104 Open
03 108 Open
04 116 Open
05 90 Open
06 120 Open
KG 115 Open
SPED Resource 50 Closed
Structured/SC 27 Closed
LFi2/3/SC 8 Closed

*The chart above reflects the capacity for the current school year. For the following school year, all grade levels are accepting open enrollment applications unless otherwise stated.
**A specialized program that is designated closed for the current school year will remain closed for the following school year unless otherwise stated. Students interested in being put on the waitlist should complete an Open Enrollment application.

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