Welcome to Death Valley Schools
OUR MISSION: To provide a safe learning environment in which all students are given the opportunities they need to help them:
Reach their highest educational potential
Achieve academic proficiency and understand the importance of becoming a life-long learner.
Become productive citizens in the community and global environment.
Shoshone Elementary Bobcats
Tecopa-Francis Elementary Sidewinders
Death Valley Elementary Roadrunners
Death Valley Academy Scorpions
August 3, 2020
Administrators return to the Shoshone campus for office work and school year preparation.
Please feel free to call for information and to register students.
Teachers and staff begin the school year at the Shoshone campus.
WASC Accreditation for DVA
It's official! DVA has maintained full accreditation with Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for the next 6-year term. DVA will be required to submit a mid-term progress report, but no interim visits from a WASC Visiting Committee are required.
Principal Craig Hill credits:
DVA's powerful faculty
DVA's stable and very caring staff
DVA's student body, who have created their own family-like school environment conducive to education
DVUSD's prudent and hard-working superintendent
DVUSD's wise and caring School Board
The Story on NPR:
Death Valley Bus Stop
DVUSD on the Cover of
the Los Angeles Times
Student Earth Day video:
Death Valley Visitors Center
The first day of the Fall Semester is August 31. It remains to be determined on which days students will attend school and on which days students remain at home for distance learning.
Phainopepla: Black Bird
with a Mohawk
Student Video: Red-
Old State Highway 127
P. O. Box 217
Shoshone, CA 92384