Amphi begins enrollment for new STEM elementary school - Tucson News Now

Amphi begins enrollment for new STEM elementary school

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Amphitheater Public Schools begins enrollment at new K-5 STEM school, for the 2017-2018 school year. 

This new school, which has yet to be named, was designed to incorporate the sciences into all aspects of learning, utilizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) instruction, according to a recent Amphi release. 

The school is located in the Rancho Vistoso community in Oro Valley - 825 West Desert Fairway Drive, there are no neighborhood attendance boundaries, so any students in greater Tucson area can apply for open enrollment.  

Parents interested in enrolling their children in this new school are encouraged to apply early, as spots could go quickly.  If you don't live near the school, buses will be provided for students from all Amphi elementary schools (for both in-district and out-of-district students). 

Interested in open enrollment?  Here are the steps you need to follow: 

  • Complete the Open Enrollment application English or Spanish (or pick up a copy at any Amphitheater elementary school).
  • Completed applications can be delivered or mailed to the district office at the Wetmore Center (701 W Wetmore Rd., Tucson, AZ 85705), Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • The Open Enrollment application can also be dropped off at any Amphitheater elementary school and the schools will submit via intra-district mail to the Wetmore Center.
  • All applications will be time stamped upon receipt at the Wetmore Center for consideration priority.

More information is posted at www.amphi.com/STEMschool

You can also help name Amphi's new STEM elementary school. Name suggestions can be submitted via the district's website or social media channels until Sept. 23. 

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