Ed Pastor Elementary School

***A High Performing and High Progress "Triple A" School ***AZ National Distinguished Title I School *** A School of Excellence***
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Principal's Message

Hello Fellow Patriots, Families & Community

 

At Ed Pastor, we believe Education is the most valuable resource we can provide a child.

We commit to provide high expectations to all students. We will build on students strengths and work on their weakness to help build a strong foundation that will help them succeed in the future. Not only, will we focus on academics but will also prepare them be good citizens forming a well rounded child. We will establish a positive school culture where all children feel safe, confident, and motivated to learn. 

 

Our school offers teachers and students the tools needed to be successful, such as: 

  • TAP Teacher and Student Advancement Program
  • CTY John’s Hopkins for students in grades 4-6th, 
  • Gifted testing 3 times a year with differentiation in the classroom
  • Inclusion model in our classrooms for special education students
  • Write Up A Storm for math, writing, and reading
  • District Adopted Curriculum- Reading McMillan McGraw-Hill Treasures & Saxon Math
  • Research-based  professional development
  • Sports Intra-murals
  • Specials such as music, library, PE and Computers
  • District wide band, jazz, and mariachi
  • School Mariachi
  • School Choir
  • Spelling Bee
  • National Elementary Honor Society
  • Science Club
  • Dance Club (Modern and Folkloric) 
  • AppleConnect Ed Grant School (1:1 student iPads, Apple Classrooms)
  • Active PTO committee
  • Monthly PTO meetings
  • Strong STUCO team that plan activities throughout the year
  • PBIS that establishes a positive and welcoming school culture 
  • MOWR Reading Interventions for K-3 students
  • IXL reading and math skill based online program
  • Patriot Assemblies to celebrate student success
  • Coffee with the Principal 

 

I am proud to be the principal at Ed Pastor Elementary,

where education is top priority and everyone works together to accomplish student achievement. 

 

Yours in Education

 

Maria Camacho

Principal

Ed Pastor Elementary

“GO PATRIOTS!!"