Welcome to Echo Canyon School

  • At Echo Canyon School, we are a community of life-long learners with a unifying bond of commitment between students, faculty and parents. We focus on the social, emotional and academic development of each child. 

Phone: 480-484-7510


Degrees and Certifications:

Principal Kat Hughes

Administrative Support Coordinator | Martina Dillow 480-484-7502

Ms. Hughes proudly started her time at Echo Canyon School in the 2016-2017 school year. Prior to joining Scottsdale Unified, Ms. Hughes served as a K-8 principal in California and Arizona and an Alternative High School principal in Arizona. Ms. Hughes served 10 years as an elementary classroom teacher, middle school classroom teacher and reading specialist. She has a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University in Elementary and Kindergarten Education and a Masters of Educational Leadership from San Diego State University.

Phone: 480-484-7509


Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Erin Kadera

Mrs. Kadera started her career in SUSD in 1995. She served in many capacities, including instructional assistant, grants specialist, teacher, and administrator. She taught at Hohokam and Ingleside, and served as the Assistant Principal at Navajo, Ingleside, and Saguaro prior to moving to Echo Canyon in July of 2021. She has several endorsements on her certificate including reading specialist, math specialist, early childhood, and SEI. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Arizona State University and a Master of Arts in Education-Administration and Supervision from University of Phoenix. In 2013, she was honored by the Rodel Foundation of Arizona by being named a Rodel Exemplary Teacher.

  • About Our Schools

    Principal: Kat Hughes
    Assistant Principal: Erin Kadera
    Address: 4330 N. 62nd Street,
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    Phone: 480-484-7500
    Fax: 480-484-7501
    Office Hours: 7:00am - 3:00pm
    School Hours: 7:45am - 2:20pm 
    Grades: Pre-School (3s) - 8th Grade
    Colors: Purple and Black
    Mascot: Jaguar
    Year Opened: 1990

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Visitors & Volunteers

  • 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.