• Welcome to Mesa Verde!

    It is an honor to be back for my second year as Principal at Mesa Verde Elementary, a school that has a distinguished tradition of providing students with an excellent education.  Students at Mesa Verde practice kindness, act responsibly, work cooperatively and stay safe.  Mesa Verde teachers and staff are dedicated and professional.  We are truly committed to serving the Mesa Verde community. The 2023-2024 school year is going to be outstanding!


    Master's Degree in Educational Leadership / University of Arizona

    Bachelor of Arts-Literature / Cal State University-Long Beach

    Prior Experience

    2018-2022  Assistant Principal  -  Wilson K-8

    2016-2018 Curriculum and Instructional Support Specialist - Amphitheater Public Schools

    2012-2016 English Teacher - Canyon del Oro High School

    2007-2012 English Teacher - Sunnyside High School

    2006-2007 English Teacher - Booth-Fickett K-8



Tim Ripp
  • Mr. Tim Ripp


    Phone: 520-696-6090