• Welcome to Tonalea

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    Principal: Dr. Tamara Jagodzinski
    Assistant Principal:  Ms. Melissa Polito
    Address: 6720 E. Continental Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    Phone: 480-484-5800
    Fax: 480-484-5801
    Office Hours: 7:00 am - 3:30pm
    School Hours: 7:45am - 2:20pm 
    Grades: 6 - 8th Grade
    Colors: Red and White
    Mascot: Tiger
    Year Opened: 2022

Visitors & Volunteers

  • 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 visitors are not permitted.

Principal Dr. Tamara Jagodzinski

  • Principal Dr. Tamara JagodzinskiPhone: 480-484-5810  
    Email: tjagodzinski@susd.org

    Administrative Support Coordinator

    Elizabeth Mcclees


    Dr. Tamara Jagodzinski is the principal of Tonalea Middle School. She is beginning her 21st 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 Tonalea maintains its tradition of excellence and continues to show academic growth in all areas. 

Assistant Principal Melissa Polito

  • Administrative Support Coordinator

    Elizabeth Mcclees


    Melissa Polito is the Assistant Principal of Tonalea Middle School. She was born and raised in Iowa, and has lived in Arizona for the past 22 years.