Girls at lunch
Students with computers and text books

Welcome to Pioneer Elementary School

we are MISSION driven

At Pioneer, our learning environment exists beyond the classroom walls in socially embedded communities that promote choice and self-advocacy. Through personalized inquiry based projects and authentic experiences, learners will collaborate with multi-aged peers to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and mindsets needed to identify and solve our most pressing global issues. 


8402 Skansie Ave
Gig Harbor, WA 98332


Main Office: (253) 530-3500  

School Hours

M, T, TH & F:  9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm


Pioneer Elementary News

School-Based COVID-19 Testing Pilot Consent Forms

Please remember that a signed consent form will be necessary for each student and staff member being tested during the weekly antigen testing. Click read more to view the post and download a form.

COVID-19 Testing Pilot Program Reminders Graphic

Here are some important reminders for the week ahead regarding the COVID-19 mobile testing kickoff on Sunday, Nov. 29 and the weekly antigen testing for students and staff beginning Monday, Nov. 30.

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Although we have safely and successfully provided in-person learning to over 800 of our district’s Kindergarten and 1st grade students since Sept. 28, we learned Thursday that we will be asked by the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department (TPCHD) to discontinue in-person learning indefinitely for K-1 students.

Pioneer Elementary School Calendar