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About Our School

Welcome to Shea, home of the Scorpion and a proud member of the Shadow Mountain Complex and the Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Shea has a rich history of excellence, having been originally constructed in 1970 and reconstructed in 1992. Shea's staff is passionate about creating a learning environment that is both challenging and balanced, with a commitment to helping every student reach their full potential. The  cross-curricular teams foster a strong sense of community while upholding high academic standards.

Shea is grateful for the support of the wonderful neighborhood community, families, partnering schools, and phenomenal staff. Thanks to their dedication, Shea is an exceptional place for children to grow, stretch, and become life-long learners. 


Every student demonstrates 1.5 years of growth in math, reading, and writing each year


Students who are successful in life engage in meaningful work that encourages deep thinking, curiosity, and ownership of learning

Core Beliefs

Choose Kindness
Embrace Challenges
Have High Expectations
Turn Mistakes into Opportunities