About Us

Grijalva Elementary, named after Arizona Congressman Raul M. Grijalva, is located in Midvale Park. Visit the
Midvale Park Neighborhood Association website for more information about the area or email them at We are a K-5 school with a bilingual strand at each grade level. Grijalva is a Performing school per AZ LEARNS and met AYP per federal guidelines. It is also a Title 1 school wide type III school. Grijalva Elementary is a recipient of the RAMP award (Recognized American School Counselors Association) recognition that demonstrates the absolute best practices in school counseling. Fewer than 200 schools in the United States have attained this recognition.

OUR SCHOOL EXPECTATIONS Be Safe - Be Responsible - Be Respectful - Follow Directions

VISITORS Grijalva Elementary welcomes all visitors and volunteers. For the safety of all our children we request that all visitors, volunteers, and parents report to the office to sign in and receive a pass before going to any classroom. Visitors should sign out upon leaving. A picture ID is required if you will be taking your child out of school prior to school dismissal time.

ABSENCES Please call the school at (520) 908-3600 if your student will be absent.

PARKING Two parking lots are available. One on the east side of the school and another on the southwest corner behind the fire station. Please use these areas if you need to park.

DROP-OFF and PICK-UP Please help us keep our children safe. Please do not park in the drop-off areas or leave your car unattended in the drop-off areas.

SCHOOL UNIFORMS Students at Grijalva wear school uniforms. Maroon, white or navy blue polo style shirts and tan or navy shorts, slacks, skirts or jumpers may be worn. Sweaters: pull-overs or button-downs, shirt collar must be outside of sweater. Jackets: Student's choice (must be removed in class). Shoes: No backless sandals.

> Two PACE classes for 4-year olds
> Free full day Kindergarten
> Daily 90 minute reading block
> Dual Language strand in English and Spanish per parent request
> School-wide Title 1 Program
> GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)
> Fourth Grade violin classes using 30 violins purchased by the Grijalva PTA
> Students wear uniforms
> One onsite Community Liaison
> One onsite Counselor
> PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Support) Program
> Grijalva 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC)
> KIDCO After-School Program

The Grizzly Pledge

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