Huffman Elementary

IB PYP Candidacy School

Huffman Elementary

Huffman Announcements

  • 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

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  • Registration Dates and Information

    Registration for the lottery to attend The IB World School at Huffman for the 2024-2025 school year is opening October 31.  This registration is for kindergarten through 5th grade. 

    Registration Dates

    October 31- November 17, 2023 
    For more information, visit Academy Programs

    Lottery Information

    Parent notification of lottery status: November 30, 2023

    Attention

    If you live in the Huffman attendance zone you do not have to go through the lottery registration process. Visit Plano ISD'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.

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  • 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 for Virtual Information Meeting.

    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.  

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  • 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.

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District Announcements

  • 2024-2025 Enrollment Dates for Head Start, Pre-K and New Students

     Online registration for the 2024-2025 school year for Plano ISD will begin on the following dates:

    • New Student Enrollment: Now Open!
    • Head Start Round Up: Now Open!
    • Pre-K enrollment: Begins March 4, 2024 

    Visit our enrollment page for more information. Students currently in the district should not enroll. Annual registration for existing students occurs in the summer.

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  • 2024 Summer Enrichment Programs

    Visit the Plano ISD Summer School website to learn more about the available enrichment programs for 2024.

    Registration for Exploration and Plano Visual Arts Academy opens March 18 in Parent Portal. Register for Gateway Engineering Summer Camp and Computer Science Bridge on their websites.

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  • Long Range Facility Planning Community Meetings 

    As part of Plano ISD’s ongoing strategic roadmapping process and as the district begins work on a long range facility plan, Plano ISD families, staff and community members are invited to attend and participate in a community input meeting near you. Meetings are conveniently located at six locations throughout the district (see dates and times below). Read more, including Frequently Asked Questions. 

    Meeting Locations and Times 

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  • TiplinePlano ISD maintains an anonymous tip line to allow parents, students and community members to report concerns affecting our campuses. This includes threats, bullying, drug use, suspected abuse or neglect and any number of other concerns that may affect the physical safety or health of our students. Read more.

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Our Mission

  • 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.

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