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About Our School

At Sandpiper, the students are Super Estrellas. The schools learning environment is designed to provide a safe, respectful, inclusive, and welcoming space that enables all students to reach their full potential. Sandpiper prioritizes positive citizenship and character traits through the  school-wide PBIS framework and STARS recognition programs, while also providing social-emotional support through the Second Step program. Sandpiper believes in empowering students to be accountable, trustworthy, respectful, and supportive members of the community. 

Sandpiper is thrilled to offer an exceptional learning experience that fosters growth for all students, staff, and community.

In the Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program, students receive top-notch instruction and support in English while also mastering Spanish. This unique program provides an excellent opportunity for students to become bilingual and bi-literate while also developing multicultural competency.

Students rotate weekly through “special" classes, which include Art, Physical Education (P.E.), Music, and Spanish (K-3); for 4th-6th grade students, Band is offered as an elective


Sandpiper's mission is to cultivate resourceful, resilient students through the teaching of academic and social emotional skills.


Commit to academics with a rich school culture and prepare students for a success on a global scale

Sandpiper Elementary students feed into Desert Shadows Middle School continuing the Dual Language Immersion Program. For information regarding this school, please visit their website.

SPES Quick Facts

  • School Colors: Blue and White
  • School Mascot: Super Estrellas
  • School Motto: "Ser Bilingue es un Super Poder" - "Being Bilingual is a Super Power"
  • Grade Levels: Preschool - Sixth Grade
  • School Opened: 1979