Estrella is home to three highly rated schools conveniently located right within the community: Westar Elementary and Estrella Mountain Elementary in the Liberty School District and Estrella Foothills High School in the Buckeye Union School District. Both districts are committed to providing enhanced programs and quality education to all students.
Estrella Foothills High School (EFHS) operates as a “Professional Learning Community” with a block schedule allowing students to complete the necessary coursework required for graduation and university entrance, while allowing time to take desired electives. Dual enrollment, online programs, AP and honors courses are also available. The career and technical education offerings include: culinary arts, sports medicine, accounting and precision manufacturing. The high school has also been recognized as an A+ school of excellence by the Arizona Educational Foundation.
Westar and Estrella Mountain Elementary schools provide students with more individualized attention through smaller class sizes and full day kindergarten. The schools pride themselves on offering innovative programs with a comprehensive curriculum that also includes extensive extracurricular activities and academic team offerings. Honors High School Algebra is just one of the advanced courses available. The entire Liberty School District is highly invested in the professional development of its exceptional teachers who are a growing cohort of Nationally Board Certified Teachers.
Estrella Mountain Elementary is an International Baccalaureate Candidate School providing the Spanish Language Program for every student, among other programs, and offering students the opportunity to be a part of artistic programs such as concert or jazz band.
Westar is a certified STEM school with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs. The new science wing opened just this spring providing additional classrooms and state-of-the-art science labs.
The Estrella community is proud to be able to allow families with children of all ages to stay in their own community to attend school. Together, the schools at Estrella work to provide families with superior educational options so every child can attend a school that is just the right fit. For more information, call Liberty Elementary School District, 623-474-6600 or Buckeye Union High School District, 623-386-9700. All schools are currently accepting enrollments.
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