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

Graphic for STEM Night on Thursday, April 6 at 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Mark your calendars for Swift Water's first annual STEM Night on Thursday, April 6 from 5:00 - 7:00. Please join us in discovering the fun of Science, technology, Engineering and Math! Engage in Hands on activities and view student projects. Swift Water's VPO will be hosting a silent auction in the community room. 

Learn more about how students can use technology safely

The Peninsula School District, in partnership with Tom Taylor YMCA and Resurrection Church, invites families to attend “Parents’ Tech Night” from 6 - 7 p.m. on  Thursday, March 23. 

This free event, hosted at Tom Taylor YMCA, will help equip parents with resources to help their kids engage with technology in healthy, helpful ways. There will be information and discussion about safe use of smartphones, online videos, and more!

Woman from Lions club presenting dictionaries

Sue from the Lions Club stopped by Swift Water today to do a dictionary presentation and give each one of our 3rd grade students a dictionary of their own. Thank you Lions Club and Sue for your continued support!

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Celebrate Education Support Professionals Recognition Week


This week, PSD is celebrating our Education Support Professionals. These incredible people work across the district in schools and departments to support the day-to-day functions and provide necessary support for our educators. 


Education Support Professionals include our wonderful paraeducators, human resources, payroll, capital projects, purchasing, and business services staff. 


You can join us in the celebration! Say thank you to your school’s Education Support Professionals who work for #EveryChildEveryDay.

boy with white first day of school shirt on

Kindergarten registration for the 2023-2024 school year is now open! Enroll your student at one of Peninsula School Districts excellent elementary schools today! 


Kindergarten is offered in-person, five days a week starting September 8. 


In order to enroll your child for kindergarten, they must be 5 years old by August 31, 2023. Register early to learn about summertime school events and to receive initial kindergarten information.


Learn more about enrollment requirements, find your school, and register your child online at www.psd401.net/registration


#InspiredAndEmpoweredPSD #EveryChildEveryDay

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