The IB World School

At Huffman Elementary

IB PYP Candidacy School

The IB World School

At Huffman Elementary

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.

Huffman Announcements

  • If you missed our Parent Information Meetings in December and would like to learn more about our program and the registration process, watch this video recording of our virtual meeting: Virtual Information Meeting Recording

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  • 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 attentance boundaries, each year in the spring, we open up a lottery registraion 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 2022-2023 is opening in January.  This registration is for kindergarten through 5th grade. 

    Registration info

     

    Registration Dates:

    January 5-29, 2022 at www.pisd.edu/academies

    Lottery Information: 

    Parent notification of lottery status: February 4, 2022

    Attention: 

    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.

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  • Campus Tour Dates

    In person campus tours are currently cancelled until further notice.  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 callie.anthony@pisd.edu.  

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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

  • Plano ISD MLK Celebration To Be Hosted Virtually

    With the theme “Together We Honor the Past, Inspire the Present and Change the Future,” this year marks the 35th year for Plano ISD’s annual tribute event celebrating the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the diverse Plano ISD community. The 2022 event will be held as a virtual celebration that will include engaging content that highlights the winners of the student writing contest, the Diversity Leadership Award nominees and winners, top artwork selected from the student art contest and more. Look for more information soon, including a link to the video premiere!

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  • Updated Guidelines for Schoolwide Events

    Due to rising COVID related case numbers in our community, the district has updated the guidelines for schoolwide events and activities to protect the health and wellbeing of Plano ISD students and staff. These revised guidelines will be in place through February 4, 2022, and will be reevaluated at that time. Revised sections are noted in the Return to School Plan with an updated date. Read more.

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  • Academy Programs for 2022-2023 School Year

    Are you interested in Plano ISD's Academy Programs? Applications for the Industries Academy close on January 28. The Virtual Academy and the IB World School at Huffman Elementary applications are accepted through January 29. Visit our Academy Programs page for more information.

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  • 2022-2023 Textbooks Available for Review

    All textbooks up for adoption, for implementation beginning in the 2022-23 school year, are available for review by the public. The subject areas and courses up for adoption are Physical Education K-12, Health, and AP Environmental Science. Read more for textbook adoption information, including how to review the materials and provide input.  The window for public review and comment, for any of the resources being considered in this adoption, is open until January 31, 2022.

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  • Intra-District Transfer Requests for 2022-23 School Year

    Families in kindergarten-12th grade who wish to request a school transfer for their student for the 2022-23 school year, should visit the Student Transfers page at www.pisd.edu/pisdtransfer

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