About Our School
All schools in the Washington Elementary School District are committed to achieving excellence for every child, every day, every opportunity. Cactus Wren Elementary School's curriculum is fully aligned with State Standards. Cactus Wren provides an effective K-6 educational foundation. All students are considered special and all staff and students uphold multicultural respect. Special needs programs address academic learning differences, emotional disabilities, speech and language disabilities, and gifted in both resource and self-contained settings. Art, music and PE are provided at all grade levels. We are committed to the belief that each student must be afforded the opportunity for maximized growth academically, socially, and in developing personal responsibility.
The mission of Cactus Wren School is to provide a safe environment that promotes academic excellence while developing personal responsibility.
Office Hours: 6:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
PLC Wednesday dismissal: 1:00 p.m.
Please arrange your student's departure from home so that he or she
doesn't arrive at school before 7:15 a.m. Students may not be on
campus without supervision, and our teachers' workday officially begins
at 7:15 a.m.
All students are expected to leave campus at dismissal time, 2:30 p.m.,
unless they are attending an adult-supervised after-school program and
have the written permission from either parent or staff. Your child will need
to be picked up and dropped off in the south parking lot.
You must check into the office when you are visiting the campus, sign in and wear a name tag.