IB Mission Statement
The International Baccalaureate® aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
Huffman Mission Statement
Huffman Elementary fosters the development of knowledgeable, principled, and internationally minded citizens. Our scholars approach the world with an open mind and aspire to understand the different perspectives and ideas of others while helping to create a more peaceful world.
IB PYP - What's That?
The International Baccalaureate (IB) World School at Huffman Elementary Primary Years Programme (PYP) fosters the development of knowledgeable, principled and internationally minded citizens. The IB PYP focuses on the whole child, develops effective approaches to teaching and learning, works to increase an understanding of languages and culture, and explores globally significant ideas and issues. Our scholars approach the world with an open mind and aspire to understand the different perspectives and ideas of others, while helping to create a more peaceful world.
Plano ISD's First Choice Elementary School
The IB World School at Huffman is Plano ISD's first choice elementary school. While students who attend Huffman are within the Huffman attendance boundaries, each year in the spring, we open up a lottery registration for all students who live in the Plano ISD boundaries kindergarten through 5th grade. Students from all over PISD attend our school. For more information on the Primary Years Program, visit IB PYP or ibo.org.
Registration Dates and Information
Registration for the lottery to attend The IB World School at Huffman for the 2024-2025 school year is opening in January. This registration is for kindergarten through 5th grade.
October 31- November 17, 2023 at www.pisd.edu/academies
Parent notification of lottery status: November 30, 2023
If you live in the Huffman attendance zone you do not have to go through the lottery registration process. Visit PISD's enrollment site to find out about regular PISD registration.
If your child is entering Pre-kindergarten, you will not register for Huffman's Pre-k program during this time. Visit the district's early childhood site for more information.
Campus Tour Dates
In-person: Monday, November 6th 2023 at 6:00 pm. Please RSVP here..
Via Zoom: Tuesday October 24 @5:30 PM. Zoom Link to follow
If you would like more information about IB PYP, we invite you to watch our introduction video. Please contact Callie Anthony, IB PYP Coordinator with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title 1 Information
Important Title I documents, including the Campus Improvement Plan, school parent engagement policy, school-parent compact, notice of qualifications can found on the campus website. Hard copies are located in the school office.
Los documentos importantes del Título I, como el Plan de Mejora de la escuela, las políticas de participación de los padres de la escuela, el pacto entre la escuela y los padres, y la notificación de las calificaciones se pueden encontrar en el sitio web de la escuela, y las copias impresas se encuentran en la oficina de la escuela.