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About Our School

Home of the Scorpion and a proud member of the Shadow Mountain Complex and the Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Originally constructed in 1970 and reconstructed in 1992, Shea has a long history of excellence. Our staff is dedicated to creating a learning environment that is challenging yet balanced with the commitment to encourage every student to develop to his or her potential. Our cross-curricular teams build a strong sense of community while maintaining high academic standards. Through the support of our wonderful neighborhood community, families, partnering schools and phenomenal staff, Shea is a great place for kids to grow, stretch and become life-long learners.

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our vision drives everything we do at Shea.  It is our hope for each child that walks through our door.  Our mission outlines the experiences we will give our students as they reach their full potential.  Our values detail how we act as we reach our vision.  

Shea Vision
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

We know you will find Shea a great place to be. Please feel free to contact us with questions or come by for a visit and experience what makes Shea great!