Address:?515 Irish Drive, Fort Collins 80521
History and Culture
Irish Elementary Escuela Bilingüe??named after Jean Irish, a former PSD teacher and principal, offers a?research-based dual-language immersion program. Starting in Kindergarten, reading, math?and content instruction are given in both English and Spanish so that students become both?bilingual and bi-literate while meeting or exceeding Colorado and PSD expectations.?
Academics and Activities
As a Title I school, Irish Elementary?Escuela Bilingüe? collaborates to ensure all students reach excellence and?success through individualized learning opportunities. To achieve the goal of high academic?growth, Irish offers a wide continuum of services ranging from intense intervention support to?a variety of enrichment options.?
Special programs include Early Childhood, Integrated Services, daily intervention/enrichment?blocks, Gifted & Talented, Wellness, and Positive Intervention Behavior Support (PBIS). We also?offer a comprehensive after school program that includes activities such as sports, arts and?crafts, music, Taekwondo, leadership, and before and after school BASE camp childcare. Unique?to Irish is a kindergarten program, Tools of the Mind, which builds strong foundations for?academic and social success.