Phone: 696-6287


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies TX State University M.Ed. Administration Concordia Univ TX

Mr. Darin Mapes

Currently teaching:

•  7th and 8th Grade Science

•  AMS Athletic Director


Prior Experience: 

  • North East ISD, San Antonio, TX  13 yrs

  • Comal ISD, Spring Branch, TX  2 yrs

  • San Antonio ISD (Asst. Principal) 1 yr

  • Amphi USD, Tucson, AZ  4 yrs

Why I am committed to Amphi MS

  • The students at AMS demonstrate care and consideration, not only for each other but for their teachers and campus leaders. They have shown that they are open to new ideas, standup for what they think is right, and are welcoming to a diverse academic environment.  It is an amazing place to work!

My Defining Moment in Education

•  My defining moment in education is when I watched my students advance from regionals to go on and win at State Science Fair. 

Why I teach at AMS

 The students at AMS overcome challenges kids in other areas don't have. They are strong and resilient and I'm happy that I have the opportunity to help them succeed! The staff is an amazing group of professionals that surround and support each other, much like family.   

Hobbies and Interests

Golf, Travel, Fishing, Reading, Binge-watching TV series, Puzzles, Hanging with Friends and Family! Did I mention Golf? 




Last Modified on September 3, 2021