Welcome to Navajo Elementary School

  • STEAM is learning that engages all students in collaborative design thinking for real world problem solving

    MISSION: Through a STEAM learning environment, Navajo Elementary will spark the curiosity of our students and instill a passion for discovery, innovation, and learning.

    VISION: At Navajo, we are committed to creating a welcoming and engaging learning environment that supports collaborative teamwork and the success for all our children.

    STUDENT MOTTO: Explore your world, Discover your learning, Design your future, Ignite your character

    STAFF COMMITMENT FOR CHILDREN: We will teach to the whole child by promoting a positive environment where academics and social emotional needs are met through perseverance and a desire to be a kind and respectful community member.

 Principal Matthew Patzlaff

Phone: 480-484-2610

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Principal Matthew Patzlaff

Matthew Patzlaff brings 15 years of educational experience to the Scottsdale Unified School District. This is his first year serving as Principal of Navajo Elementary School and his eleventh year with SUSD. Prior to serving Navajo, Mr. Patzlaff served as Assistant Principal of Copper Ridge K-8 School in SUSD. He has an elementary education degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a master's degree from Arizona State University in Educational Supervision and Leadership. When Mr. Patzlaff is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors and watching the Green Bay Packers.

 Assistant Principal Angelia Keemle

Phone: 480-484-2609

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Assistant Principal Angelia Keemle

Angelia Keemle is the assistant principal for Navajo Elementary School.

  • Navajo Buffalos logo

    Principal: Matthew Patzlaff
    Assistant Principal: Angelia Keemle
    Address: 4525 N. Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 
    Phone: 480-484-2600
    Fax: 480-484-2601
    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    School Hours: 8:45am - 3:15pm 
    Grades: Pre-Kindergarten (4s) - 5th Grade
    Colors: Red and White
    Mascot: Buffalo
    Year Opened: 1960

Visitors

  • 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.

PTO Information

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Site Council

  • SITE Meeting Dates for 2020-21
    (All dates are on a Wednesday from 3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.)

    9/23/2020

    12/2/2020

    2/24/2021

    4/28/2021

    Minutes available in Navajo office