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A message from Mrs. Burns, Principal

Hello Surprise Families,We look forward to welcoming you back to school soon. Here is information on the Chromebook Distribution scheduled for July 31st and August 3rd. Chromebook Distribution Letter from Mrs. Burns Chromebook Distribution FAQ's Parent Help Document

Optional Supply List

The 20-21 school year begins August 4th. Optional supply list Optional supply list

Virtual Meet Your Teacher Event, July 31st

Surprise Elementary School Virtual Meet Your Teacher Event is scheduled for July 31st. Look for an email from your teacher soon.

Chromebook Distribution FAQ's

Chromebook Distribution for the 20-21 school year will be held July 31st and August 3rd from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMClick here for Chromebook Distribution FAQ's Chromebook Distribution FAQ's

Parent Portal

Parent PortalYou can now customize the Parent Portal to send you the notifications you want and need. Parents and guardians can add parameters on updates so that you can receive them in real time. If your student's grade gets too low, a message can be sent to your phone. These customizable features give you the information you need to be more involved to ensure your student can be career and college ready.Sign Up Today! Sign Up Today!

Surprise Elementary Heroes

Congratulations to this year's Dysart Heroes: Kim Corallo, Gifted Specialist and soccer coach and Heather Polk, sixth grade Science Teacher and Science Olympiad sponsor. Each year Dysart employees nominate their peers who make positive contributions to the district.
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
Every district family is encouraged to apply online to expedite the approval process.   To apply please click on Free and Reduced Lunch Applications.   Only one application is required per family.   

Grace Period for last year's eligibility will expire on 9/15/2020!  If you have not received notification in an email or letter regarding eligibility for your students for SY 20/21,  your students will transition to full pay eligibility. 

Please contact the school office at 623.876.7400 for a paper copy to complete.

Online Enrollment for the 20-21 School Year
All enrollments can be completed online at, click on the Register Now button to complete the enrollment.   

Most questions can be answered over the phone.
For assistance or questions regarding the enrollment process, please contact the school office at 623.876.7400.   If you have trouble uploading your enrollment documents you can email them to our Data Records Technician, Regina Reel at [email protected]

Contact Information
Home of the Cubs
a: 12907 W Greenway Rd, El Mirage, AZ 85335
Phone: 623.876.7400 Attendance line: 623.876.7403
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Monday & Early Release:
9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Preschool Hours
Preschool Hours:

Monday & Early Release:
AM - 9:00 -10:45 AM
PM - 12:00 - 1:45 PM              

Tuesday - Friday:
AM - 9:00 -11:45 PM
PM - 1:00 - 3:45 PM
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8/12/20 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
8/26/20 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
9/07/20 - All Day
9/09/20 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
9/23/20 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tax Credit Donations
Invest in Kids Tax Credit GraphicYou can support your school and receive a dollar-for-dollar state tax credit.  Pick an extra-curricular activity and school to support and 100% of your donation goes to the activity and school of your choice.

Online donations are now being accepted!