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
Following the closure of other schools in Inyo County, the DVUSD School Board voted to close Death Valley Schools beginning March 18 through Spring Break. School is currently scheduled to reopen on April 13.
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
Last Day of School, unless otherwise adjusted.
Phainopepla: Black Bird
with a Mohawk
Student Video: Red-
Old State Highway 127
P. O. Box 217
Shoshone, CA 92384