Welcome to Swift Water Elementary


We are a welcoming community of learners who inspire and empower each other to lead, and dream. 

We empower learners to be...

- Risk Takers, Problem Solvers, Critical Thinkers
- Effective Communicators, Reflective Goal Setters and Self-Advocates
- Innovators Who Wonder, Create, and Inspire
- Contributors and Caretakers of the Community
- Inclusive, Valuing Diversity and Different Perspectives

Because we value...

- Kindness and Empathy
- Creativity
- Growth Mindset
- Courage
- Curiosity
- Collaboration
- Resiliency



10811 Harbor Hill Drive 
Gig Harbor, WA 98332



School Leadership

David Brooks - Principal



School News

Celebrating Purple Up Day at Swift Water Elementary! 🎉💜

This past Friday, April 12, marked a special celebration at Swift Water Elementary School. In partnership with the school's VPO (Volunteer Parent Organization), we were thrilled to host our third annual Purple Up Day—a day dedicated to recognizing the resilience and sacrifices of our military children.

Swift Water Elementary proudly supports over 50 families with active duty military members. Purple Up Day provides an opportunity for us to honor these incredible young individuals. Read more to see photos of the special celebration.

Spring Break is April 15 to 19, 2024

Don’t forget! Next week, April 15 through 19, is spring break for all PSD students. There is no school and district offices are closed to the public. 

Enjoy a week off and we’ll see you Monday, April 22!

2024-2025 Kindergarten Registration Now Open

Welcome, Kindergartners! Online kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year is now open. Registering early allows you to find out about all of the transition activities we have planned in the spring and summer!

Go to psd401.net/registration to begin the online process. Welcome Class of 2037!

Graphic of the world with Cultural Connections printed around it

All of our students are working hard on their Cultural Connections projects and they can't wait to share them with our Swift Water Community! Please mark your calendars for Thursday, Feburary 8 from 5:30 - 7:30. Your student will be your guide as you veiw student projects and complete a passport of learing.


Please note that you’re welcome to attend at any time that works for you, however, below are some recommended entry times to alleviate large groups coming in at once. 

5:30-6:00 Families with the last name initial A-G

6:00-6:30 Families with the last name initial H-M

6:30-7:00 Families with the last name initial N-Z

School Calendar