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

Administrative Support Coordinator | Danielle Leivian 480-484-2002

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. 



Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Margaret Jerkovich

Administrative Support Coordinator | Danielle Leivian 480-484-2002

Mrs. Maggie Jerkovich is the assistant principal of Hopi Elementary School. Prior to joining SUSD, she established herself as a positive, collaborative, and solution-focused school leader during her career as a school psychologist. Mrs. Jerkovich is a native of Chicago, IL and served Northbrook/Glenview District 30 for seven years before moving to Phoenix and working in the Madison School District. Her professional passions include enhancing instructional outcomes for all students using systems of continuous improvement and professional learning communities, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), and social-emotional learning. Her practice is rooted in strong, trusting relationships, and she aims to empower and advocate for students and educators every day.

Mrs. Jerkovich earned two bachelor’s degrees at the University of Iowa, her master’s and specialist's degrees in school psychology from National Louis University, and her master’s degree in school leadership from Northern Illinois University.

  • Hopi Hawks

    Principal: Tamara Jagodzinski
    Assistant Principal: Margaret Jerkovich
    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

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