Elementary School

School Information

  • Mrs. JJ Letts, Principal

    2040 W. Omar Dr.
    Tucson, AZ 85704 (Google Maps)
    Phone: 520-696-6160
    Fax: 520-696-6204

     AdvancED Accredited School Kind Campus

    School Hours

    New for 2018-2019

    Office Hours:

    7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Mon - Fri

    Grades K - 5:

    7:40 AM - 2:15 PM, Mon, Wed, Thu & Fri

    7:40 AM - 12:15 PM, Tues (Early Out)


    AM Class 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Tue - Fri

    PM Class 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM Tue - Fri 

    *Playground supervision & breakfast services starts at 7:25 AM.


    Tardy Policy

    If a student is tardy, she/he must report to the office to sign in before going to class.

    Students are not to arrrive to school until 7:25 AM. The playground is supervised from 7:25 A.M. until classes begin. If you have a need for child care earlier than 7:25 A.M., the Community Extention Program (C.E.P.) may be able to help you. You may call 888-2727, Extension 107 (Main CEP Line), 696-6172 (Donaldson Direct) for information about this day care program. We don't want your child to miss out!

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News & Information

  • Spring Break is next week! NO SCHOOL

    There will be no school Monday, March 18th through Friday, March 22nd. We will see everyone back at school on Monday, March 25th.

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  • It's time for kindergarten registration!

    Do you have a student of kindergarten age? Do you know someone who has a student of kindergarten age? We are currently registering for the 2019-2020 school year. Please register now and feel free to share! Click on the link for more information.

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  • Congratulations Mrs. Hayes!

    Mrs. Hayes received the Distinguished Service Award at the Governing Board meeting on March 12th. We are proud of her!

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  • Kindergarten Field Trip

    Kindergarteners went on a field trip Friday, March 8th! They began their day at the library—learning about the library and listening to a story, getting their own library cards, and checked out books. Then, they traveled to a Teddy Bear Clinic at TMC. The kindergarteners and their stuffed friends participated in various stations simulated to things that are seen and done at the hospital...all to make things less scary should they ever have to go to the hospital. It was a great, fun learning opportunity! Click on the link to see pictures.

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  • 5th Grade went to the Liberty Festival

    On Friday, the 5th Grade enjoyed a unique learning experience at the Liberty Festival, an event focused on the time period of the American Revolution (1775-1781). Students interacted with many interesting characters including George Washington and Ben Franklin! Students drilled with the soldiers using wooden muskets. They wrote their names in ink with a feather quill, and played colonial games. They learned about everyday life in the Colonies. They even watched an exciting skirmish between the Patriots and the Redcoats! Click on the link to see pictures.

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  • Odyssey of the Mind

    Our Odyssey of the Mind team took second place at the Regional Tournament on Saturday. They are headed to State on April 6! We are proud of them!

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  • Rodeo Fun!

    Click on the link to see more pictures!

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  • Valentine's Day Morning Fun!

    Donnie the Dolphin was out this morning doing the Cupid Shuffle with everyone! It was so much fun! Click on the link to see some pictures.

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  • Last day fun before break!

    Holiday pillow fights with super fluffy pillows before school is the best! Click on the link for more pictures.

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  • Spelling Bee Winners

    Congratulations to Zoey and Arrin, our school Spelling Bee winners! They are headed to the District Spelling Bee in January!

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  • Thank you to everyone that came to the Holiday Concert!

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  • Holiday Door Decorating Contest

    Our Holiday Door Decorating contest was a success! The winner will be announced on Monday. Click on the link to see our doors.

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  • Family Literacy Night was Amazing!

    Thank you to all of the families that came out in the rain to join us at family literacy night! It was wonderful! Click on the link to see some pictures.

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  • Amphi Parents as Teachers

    Click on the link for more information about Amphi Parents as Teachers and the Playgroup Calendar.

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  • Happy Veteran's Day!

    Thank you to everyone who participated in our Veteran's Day celebration. We appreciate everyone's service! Click on the link to see pictures from our event.

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About Us

  • The mission of Donaldson Elementary School is to foster and promote continued academic, creative, social, emotional and physical growth within a caring, supportive and safe environment by providing innovative and challenging opportunities. Donaldson strives to provide the basic elements of effective schools. We provide a curriculum with coherence; build community within and across classrooms; maintain a just, caring and flexible climate; and are committed to building character.

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