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.

Phone: 480-484-1810


Degrees and Certifications:

Principal Chuck Rantala

Chuck Rantala began his career in education here in SUSD at Mountainside Middle School in 1995. He was a classroom teacher for twelve years, including seven years at Supai Middle School, and has been a building Administrator since 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College in Michigan, and a Master of Education degree from Northern Arizona University.  The 2021-22 school year is Mr. Rantala’s eighth at Hohokam Elementary School and fifteenth year in the Coronado Learning Community.

Phone: 480-484-1809


Degrees and Certifications:

Kelley Perry, Assistant Principal

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".

  • Hohokam Falcons


    Principal: Chuck Rantala

    Assistant Principal: Kelley Perry

    Address: 8451 E. Oak St., Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    Phone: 480-484-1800
    Fax: 480-484-1801
    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm 
    Grades: Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade
    Colors: Green and Gold
    Mascot: Falcons
    Year Opened: 1960

    Hohokam Handbook 2022-2023

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