Welcome to Hohokam 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 visitor are not permitted.
Degrees and Certifications:
Principal Chuck Rantala
Chuck Rantala is the principal of Desert Canyon Elementary School. Mr. Rantala began his career in education here in SUSD at Mountainside Middle School in 1995. He was a classroom teacher for 12 years and has been a building Administrator since 2007. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College in Michigan, and a Master of Education degree from Northern Arizona University. The 2018-19 is Mr. Rantala’s sixth year at Hohokam Elementary School.
Degrees and Certifications:
Assistant Principal Kelley Perry
Kelley is a proud Arizona native and an even prouder Arizona educator.
Kelley attended the University of Arizona (Go Wildcats!) and earned her initial Masters in Education of Curriculum and Instruction through the University of Mary, Bismark, North Dakota. Kelley followed up with a second Masters in Supervision and Administration through the University of Phoenix.
Kelley has been an educator since 2001 and has experience teaching Kindergarten, First Grade and Third through Fifth grades. She has served as both a literacy interventionist and gifted specialist. She joined SUSD in 2018 as an Instructional Coach at Tonalea K-8 and is excited to now be a part of both the Hohokam and Yavapai learning communities. "Nothing brings me more joy than to be able to serve our South Scottsdale Coronado Complex families, teachers and students. I am humbled and very grateful".
Principal: Chuck Rantala
Assistant Principal: Kelley Perry
Address: 8451 E. Oak St., Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm
School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm
Grades: Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade
Colors: Green and Gold
Year Opened: 1960
*This link will take you to a site over which the Scottsdale Unified School District has no control. The District assumes no responsibility for the content of the material contained at that site or for the accuracy of any information that is found there. The contents of any site or link not maintained by the District does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of the Scottsdale Unified School District, its officials, agents or employees.
Info Coming Soon
This is Site Council Meeting Dates for 2017-2018
(All dates are on a Monday from 3:35p.m. - 4:35p.m.)
- First meeting August 21st. Remaining meeting dates will be established at our first meeting.
2017-18 Site Council Members
2017-18 Site Council Minutes