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Open Enrollment Underway

The Dysart Unified School District is proud to offer our community choice of school enrollment. Dysart has begun accepting open enrollment applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Parents whose students are currently open enrolled at the school of their choice will not need to reapply. Parents or guardians who would like their child to attend a new school for the 2019-2020 school year, must apply for open enrollment online. Learn More

Winter Wonderland Camp

The Dysart Unified School District is hosting a winter camp where students enjoy a wide variety of fun-filled, educational, and physical activities including: Polar Express Day, Snow Play, Dr. Seuss Day, Winter STEM Activities, Physical Activities, Crafts, and much more! Join us December 26, 27, 28 and January 2, 3, and 4th! Register Today Online at or call 623-876-7056. Learn More

FOR Group Food Drive

FOR Group will collect canned food & non perishables from December 3-20 to benefit St. Mary's Food Bank. Donations can be turned into the front office or to the classroom.

Bus Safety Week

This week all Dysart Unified School District schools are celebrating National School Bus Safety Week to highlight the importance of students getting to school safely. Throughout the week, the district will highlight key ways that the everyone can help to keep students safe on the way to school. Learn More

Surprise Elementary Students Teach Tech

Surprise Elementary School middle school students recently hosted a session on 'Understanding your Technology' for 12 residents from the Brookdale Assisted Living Center in Sun City West. Learn More Photo Gallery

Butterfly Effect

Surprise Elementary School is participating in the Butterfly Effect, a project that promotes small acts of kindness and creativity while earning money for their school. A group of students painted butterfly wings on a wall in their school. Every time someone at the school takes a picture with the wings and shares it on social media with the hashtag, "#butterflyeffect" and their school name, the PTSA will receive $1 to give back to the school. Photo Gallery
School HappeningsAll Announcements
Surprise Elementary School will have early release day on December 21, 2018 at 1:45 ...
Surprise Elementary will hold How the Grinch Stole Family Literacy Night on November 29 th from ...
The annual Spelling Bee will be held on Friday, November 9th. 1st - 2nd grade bee - 12:30 - ...
Surprise CalendarFull Calendar
12/17/18 from 1:45 PM to 1:45 PM
12/18/18 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Room 234
12/19/18 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM - Room 402
12/20/18 - All Day
12/20/18 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Surprise SportsView More
Soccer (G)Final
Basketball (G)
Thompson Ranch6:30p
Basketball (B)
Thompson Ranch6:30p
Basketball (G)
Cimarron Springs1/24
Basketball (B)
Cimarron Springs1/25
Basketball (G)
Ashton Ranch4:30p
Basketball (B)
Ashton Ranch4:30p
Basketball (G)
Western Peaks5:30p
Contact Information
Home of the Cubs
a: 12907 W Greenway Rd, El Mirage, AZ 85335
p: 623.876.7400
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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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Tax Credit Donations
You can support Surprise Elementary 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!

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Featured Gallery: Students Teach Tech
Featured Gallery: Students Teach Tech Surprise Elementary School middle school students recently hosted a session on “Understanding your Technology” for local ...
Free and Reduced Lunch Applications Now Accepted Online
We are excited to let you know that our Free and Reduced Lunch Applications are now available online!

To access the website please click on  SchoolMealApplication  to complete the online application.  This link can also be found on the Nutrition page on the website and it is located right on the front page!