Welcome to Cochise Elementary School

  • Parents who are scheduled to volunteer on campus are required to sign in at the front office, provide ID, and wear a visitor sticker any time they are on campus. Other adult visitors must make arrangements with the front office to visit our campus. Student visitors are not permitted.

Phone: 480-484-1110


Degrees and Certifications:

Principal Sheila Miller

Ms. Miller has been an educator for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Arizona and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. Ms. Miller’s teaching background includes elementary, middle and high school Physical Education as well as coaching middle and high school sports. Her administration experience includes serving as Assistant Principal at Cheyenne Traditional School, Principal at Copper Ridge K-8 School and her current position as Principal at Cochise Elementary School. In addition, she has served in various coordinator and leadership roles throughout her career.

Phone: 480-484-1114


Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Mrs. Shelly Richardson

Mrs. Shelly Richardson is an Arizona native and grew up attending schools in the Scottsdale school district. She holds a Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and completed her Master's Degree in Educational Administrative Leadership at Northern Arizona University. Her background includes over 18 years of experience teaching all elementary grade levels, Kindergarten through 6th grade, with the last two years serving as an Assistant Principal/ Administrative intern at two schools, Desert Trails and Wildfire in the Paradise Valley School District. Mrs. Richardson holds a K-12 Principal Certificate including endorsements in early childhood and gifted. 

  • Cochise Bobcats

    Principal: Sheila Miller
    Assistant Principal: Shelly Richardson
    Address: 9451 N. 84th Street Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    Phone: 480-484-1100
    Fax: 480-484-1101
    Office Hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm
    School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm 
    Grades: PK - 5th Grade
    Colors: Blue and White
    Mascot: Bobcat
    Year Opened: 1980

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