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Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community School District
Salt River Pima Maricopa Community School District is located in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona and is surrounded by the metropolitan cities of Mesa, Tempe and Fountain Hills. Our school district consists of Salt River High School (7-12), Salt River Elementary School (K-6) and the Early Childhood Education Center. We are a GROWING District that provides our staff with on-going professional development opportunities and excellent employee recognition programs.

Salt River High School (SRHS)
Salt River High School (SRHS), a charter school, opened in August 2004. SRHS receives funding from the State of Arizona, federal grants and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Currently, SRHS has 300 students in attendance, but has the opportunity to educate 525 students on its award winning campus. Students are recognized for their accomplishments in a variety of ways, including quarterly award luncheons, an annual awards banquet, and annual athletic banquet. Parents and Community members are encouraged to join in celebrating their children's success.

An enhanced curriculum of Native American arts, cultural studies, basket weaving and beadwork are among many of the courses offered. The School sponsors football, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, softball, volleyball, wrestling, golf, band, orchestra, yearbook, video, creative writing, consumer science and social events such as dances, pep rallies and a magnificent prom gathering.

Salt River Elementary School (SRES)
Salt River Elementary School (SRES) provides a well-rounded curriculum to ensure that all students are receiving excellent educational opportunities. Our curriculum consists of the Harcourt-Brace reading program, Houghton Mifflin math curriculum, and FOSS (Full Option Science System) program.

An outstanding feature of our curriculum is the Culture/Language program where students are taught the language and culture of the O'Odham. The students are taught traditional songs by the O'Odham/Piipaash language program.

Salt River Elementary also provides special classes such as PE, computer, library and music. Students with special needs are provided extra help through our Special Education program and the Gifted program provides educational opportunities for students who excel in the areas of academics, creativity and leadership.

Plans to construct a new elementary school by 2010 are well underway.

For more information about the Salt River Pima-Maricopa School District, visit the website or consult the contact info below.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
10005 E Osborn Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
http://www.srpmic-ed.org

Education Administration
4815 N Center Street
(480) 362-2500

Salt River High School
4827 N Country Club Drive
(480) 362-2000

Salt River Elementary School
11562 East Highland Avenue
(480) 362-2400

Early Childhood Education Center
4815 N Center Street
(480) 362-2200