Irwin School is a Blue Ribbon Elementary School and a National School of Excellence.
|White|| 45% |
|Black|| 6% |
|Asian|| 38% |
|Hispanic|| 7% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 3% |
|Female|| 49.4% |
|Male|| 50.6% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 25% |
|Students with disabilities|| 12% |
|English learners|| 11% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Kindergarten|| 12% ||60|
|1st Grade|| 16% ||76|
|2nd Grade|| 18% ||88|
|3rd Grade|| 17% ||80|
|4th Grade|| 18% ||86|
|5th Grade|| 19% ||90|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 2% |
|1 to 5 days|| 31% |
|6 to 10 days|| 36% |
|11 to 15 days|| 19% |
|Over 15 days|| 12% |
|English|| 48.8% |
|Other|| 21.9% |
|Arabic|| 14.2% |
|Chinese|| 6.3% |
|Korean|| 4.6% |
|Hindi|| 4.4% |
Learn more about Irwin Elementary School.
Irwin School is a diverse community where all children are respected and feel successful. Our community aims to meet the needs of all learners socially, emotionally and academically by building partnerships with families. Through respect, communication and teamwork, we strive to create a supportive environment where students continue to grow and develop a love of learning. Our students take academic risks, show their creativity and continue to develop problem-solving skills to prepare them for their future.
The instructional program is characterized by a strong emphasis on literacy and math skills along with carefully integrated courses in health, science and social studies. Rich curricula in music, visual arts, technology, physical education, media, and world language enhance the academic program. Research-based best practices are used to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners. Our students consistently demonstrate their skills on both formative and summative assessments.
Irwin School has a wide variety of extra-curricular activities such as Art Club, Coding Club, Chorus, Safety Patrol, STEM Club, and Student Council. Music students also have an opportunity to participate in all district band, chorus and orchestra activities.
Fee-based Before and After School care rograms are offered. The programs are managed by the Out of School Time Coordinator.
Staff Development opportunities are provided in a variety of manners throughout the school year via After-School Professional Development (PD) sessions, Professional Learning Communities, house meetings and building-based PD. The PD offerings are vast; aligned to both district, school and individual professional growth goals. Additionally, personalized learning is offered through content specific hybrid courses and over 100 summer staff development workshops offered in-house.
Character education is woven into every day school life. Our supportive school environment is dedicated to all students being safe, responsible, respectful and kind. Supports and specialized programs offered to students include Short-Term Supportive Counseling, Superflex Program, Second Step Program, Intervention and Referral Services, Speech, Gifted and Talented, Physical and Occupational Therapy. A full-time Student Assistance Specialist serves as the Anti-Bullying Specialist.
Breakfast and Lunch Programs are offered daily. Students participate in Physical Education twice a week and have recess daily. Students also receive Health Instruction in the classroom weekly which focuses on health, well-being, and positive peer relations.
From robust websites to an active social media presence, the district is committed to effective communication with our community. Weekly communication about community events and our school-based Virtual Backpacks keep families informed. Our partnership with the EB Education Foundation enhances and enriches teaching and learning. PTAs host numerous events throughout the year to involve families in school life. Parent University sessions provide an opportunity to learn about current initiatives.
Constructed in 1957, Irwin Elementary School is a 43,279 square-foot facility on 10.34 acres. Recent facility improvements include a new main entrance enhancing building security; a storage addition; new and expanded parking; landscaping, irrigation, and fencing improvements and a new HVAC system providing air-conditioning throughout the facility. Additional improvements are in the planning stage for this school. As with most District facilities, the school is highly used by the community.