Carpenter IB World School®Home of the Explorers
9439 Foster Road, Downey, CA 90242 | CHARACTER COUNTS Everywhere, all the time!
Carpenter Elementary G.L.A.D. is an International Baccalaureate World School.
The IB Primary Years Programme at Carpenter focuses on helping students discover the value of learning and become lifelong learners. The IB program prepares students to achieve academic success in their educational careers and to become socially aware about the world around them.
To learn more about IB, visit: web.dusd.net/glad
What We Offer
A WORD FROM
“At Carpenter Elementary we evoke a passion for learning within our students through inquiry, tenacity, thinking, perseverance, reflection and communication. We help grow students who are principled and caring, who value cultures and languages, and who are ready to contribute their knowledge with the world. “
– Diana Verduzco
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TK/Kindergarten | 8:05 am – 2:10 pm
1st – 3rd Grades | 8:15 am – 2:20 pm
Early Dismissal: Every Wednesday
TK/K Kindergarten | 1:40 pm
1st – 3rd Grades | 1:50 pm
Office Hours | (M, T, Th, F) 7:45 am – 3:30 pm
Office Hours | (W) 7:45 am – 2:30 pm
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Carpenter Elementary School
9439 Foster Road, Downey, CA 90242
Downey Unified School District