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. 


 

 
Address

8502 Skansie Ave
Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Phone

Main Office: (253) 530-3500  

School Hours

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

School Leadership

Stephanie Strader - Principal 

Pioneer Elementary News

Graphic showing a child astronaut jumping from an open book filled with educational items.

You can support our youngest learners by reading in our elementary schools!

Guest readers are invited to share their favorite book or read a book provided to them as part of Peninsula Reads, our community-wide effort to promote literacy development in young children.

Readers are needed now through Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Sign up here.

 

Graphic showing a child astronaut jumping from an open book filled with educational items.

Calling all readers!

You can support our youngest learners by reading in our elementary schools!

Guest readers are invited to share their favorite book or read a book provided to them as part of Peninsula Reads, our community-wide effort to promote literacy development in young children.

Readers are needed now through Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Sign up here.

Visitors meet students at Evergreen Elementary during a Focus on Education tour on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

We want to give a big THANK YOU to all the community members who celebrated American Education Week with PSD at our schools. 

Many of you joined Artondale, Pioneer, Swift Water, and Evergreen elementary school students and educators to learn about day-to-day activities, and see our newly constructed buildings. The students enjoyed showing off their classrooms, and visitors enjoyed exploring flex spaces, seeing student art, and witnessing learning in action. 

Read more to see all the photos from this week.

#InspiredAndEmpoweredPSD

Graphic of PeninsulaREADS logo with text that says "Reader Roundup!"

Calling all readers! You can support our youngest learners by reading in our elementary schools!  

Now until Friday, Dec. 16, we are inviting guest readers to share their favorite book, or read a book provided to them, to help all children recognize the importance of literacy.

Sign up here!

Read more to hear a personal invitation from Superintendent Krestin Bahr.

Pioneer Elementary School Calendar