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School Information

  • New River School
    48827 N. Black Canyon Fwy
    New River, AZ 85087 
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  • Principal

    Dr. Stephanie Tennille 

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    Office Hours

    7:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Start / Dismiss times

    8:45 am / 3:30 pm
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  • Download and print out the 2016-17 Teacher Supply wish list.

    School Supplies "Arizona law requires that public schools provide supplies required for academic success. This list represents optional, supplementary items which you my supply at your discretion."

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       Congratulations to

       Michele Balsamo

    Deer Valley Teacher of the Year!







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    Our membership drive is going on now!  Please join! Dues are only $5 per year.  A Membership from can be located on our PTSA webpage.

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Welcome to New River! It is a great place to call home. New River has a long history of being a strong community-based school. Since 1934, New River has proudly served the educational needs of students in a small school atmosphere. 
New River School is proud to embrace the best teaching philosophies, teaching strategies, and the latest data-driven best practices to provide students with rich learning experiences where all students experience success and prepare for their future. New River is a proud friend to Core Knowledge, practices Character Counts and Love and Logic, and truly believes the Kids at Hope motto that " All students are capable of success". All the teachers are 100% highly-qualified and are committed to inspiring students to be self-motivated, responsible, life-long learners of the 21st Century. The New River School PTSA provides numerous, wonderful opportunities for students and amazing support to the staff. New River Elementary School is a great place to call home.

Our Mission

New River Elementary is dedicated to building a rigorous and challenging academic foundation, in a safe, positive environment, that prepares our students to excel as future citizens of a global society.


Our Vision

New River Elementary School team of staff, students, parents, and community dedicates itself to the education of our children. Our aim is to provide a safe, nurturing environment for learning with an enriched core of basic knowledge.

Together we will inspire students to be self-motivated, responsible, life-long learners of the 21st Century.

Registering a Student? 

Registration is now open! If you need to register a new student, please come to the school office between 8am-4pm.

In order to register a new student, parents will need to bring the following information:
  • original birth certificate or a certified copy
  • immunization records
  • proof of residence (utility bill, (gas, electric, or water), house payment receipt, rent receipt, escrow document or lease agreement)
  • identification
  • legal guardian or custody papers if applicable
Not in our attendance area? Check out Open Enrollment.
We look forward to seeing you.  

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