Welcome to Hopi 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: 480-484-2010


Degrees and Certifications:

Principal Tamara Jagodzinski

Mrs. Tamara Jagodzinski is the principal of Hopi Elementary School. She is beginning her 20th year in education.  She has worked for the last 17 years in the Scottsdale Unified School District.  She taught at Mountainside Middle School and then served as the assistant principal at Hohokam Traditional School and Pima Elementary school prior to serving as the principal at Hopi Elementary School.  She has a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Arizona State University.  As the instruction leader, she will ensure that Hopi maintains its tradition of excellence and continues to show academic growth in all areas. 

Phone: 480-484-2009


Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Amanda Rand

Mrs. Rand has been an educator for 17 years. She has her Juris Doctor, a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and a Full Gifted Endorsement. Mrs. Rand has had the good fortune to teach in a variety of classroom settings, including 6-8th grade ELA, K-4 Technology, and 3rd and 4th grade in all subjects.  She has also taught AEP pull out, self-contained gifted and gifted cluster classes. Mrs. Rand has been with SUSD for 7 years, working as a district level Enrichment Specialist, Comprehensive Gifted Program teacher, and Dean of Copper Ridge School.  Before her move to SUSD, Mrs. Rand worked in administration and taught in the Madison School District. Mrs. Rand believes that a quality education grows from a positive school environment and it is important to nurture a collaborative culture grounded in common goals and relational trust. 

  • Hopi Hawks

    Principal: Tamara Jagodzinski

    Assistant Principal: Amanda Rand
    Address: 5110 E. Lafayette Boulevard, Phoenix AZ 85018
    Phone: 480-484-2000
    Fax: 480-484-2001
    Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    School Hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
    Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
    Colors: Blue and Yellow
    Mascot: Hawk
    Year Opened: 1960

PTO Information

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Site Council

  • Site Council Meeting Dates for 2020-21
    (All meetings take place in the library from 7:45-8:30 AM)
      *All Meetings are now on Tuesday/Thursday.

    August 27th - Thursday
    September 29th - Tuesday
    October  29th  - Thursday
    November 24th - Tuesday
    December 15th - Tuesday
    January 28th - Thursday
    February 25th - Thursday
    March 30th - Tuesday
    April 29th - Thursday
    May 25th - Tuesday
    2020-21 Site Council Members
    Tamara Jagodzinski, Principal
    Danielle Leivian
    Amy Parker
    Barb Christensen
    Debbie Voris
    Val Conti 
    Nicki Ess
    Megan Livengood
    Keith Zollman
    *Parent Representative- TBA
    *Community Representative- TBA
    2020 - 21 Site Council Agenda
    2020-21 Site Council Minutes

    *Please contact the Hopi Front Office for past years' meeting minutes.*