On behalf of the teachers and staff of East Valley High School, we are pleased to welcome you as an East Valley Panther. You are an important part of a school community with a commitment to excellence. The East Valley spirit is also evident in its performing arts areas, academics and student leadership. Credit goes to a superb staff, a fine group of students and many involved parents. WELCOME! You are going to love being a Panther! The school Mission Statement is as follows:
East Valley High School is committed to excellence in education. We believe a child is the most important resource on earth. We further believe each child has a mission to share with humanity and needs a wide and varied knowledge base to fulfill that mission. Therefore, we at Legacy aspire to challenge students to greatness. We dedicate ourselves to strong academics, leadership training and an enriching arts program in a safe and structured environment. With this base for success, students will learn to love life, liberty, and learning.
East Valley HS provides a well-rounded education including opportunities for interaction and development of individual talents. Therefore, Legacy will maintain a quality fine arts and performing arts program for the participation of all students.
Please review the information in this handbook. We hope that you will participate in our Parent Organization and on various committees. Please feel free to contact us with your suggestion, questions, or concerns. We look forward to a great year!
Kathy Tolman Sue Douglas
Executive Director Principalal
School Board Meetings
Statement of Locations Where All Public Meeting Notices Will Be Posted:
Per A.R.S. §38-431.02, all notices of the public meetings for Legacy Education Group and any of their committees and subcommittees can be accessed by clicking the link below.
Notices will also be posted on the front window of the school lobby, 7420 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85207, which is open to the public between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays.
Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda.
Teacher qualifications are available for review in a three-ring binder located in the front office.
Teacher Salary Increase
AVERAGE TEACHER SALARY (A.R.S. §15-189.05), as added by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §3
1.Average salary of all teachers employed in budget year 2019 $41,207
2.Average salary of all teachers employed in prior year 2018 $39,980
3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year 2018 $2,418
4. Percentage increase 6.0%
Increase is based on 8.5 teachers as compared to 8.20 for FY19. We have increased all salaries.
MCKINNEY VENTO HOMELESS ASSISTANCE ACT
East Valley High School offers services to families through the federal McKinney Vento Homeless Act. The act provides services and support for children and families who are in a temporary living situation. Services include enrollment assistance, nutrition services, clothing and school supplies, community referrals, and transportation. If you are living in any of the following temporary circumstances: with another family or friend due to financial hardship, living in a shelter, transitional housing, in a hotel/motel, or are an unaccompanied youth awaiting foster care, you may fit the criteria for assistance under this act. Please contact Sue Douglas @ 480-981-2008 to inquire further about qualifying for this program.
OFFICE PHONE NUMBER
FAX # 480-641-1342
7420 E. MAIN ST.
MESA, AZ 85207
SUMMER SCHOOL HOURS
JUNE 1ST - JUNE 29TH
8:00 AM-1:00 PM
EVHS Conference Room
May 22-Emergency Proposed Budget Hearing
June 11-Budget Hearing Notice
June 25- Budget Adoption Hearing
September 10-Board Meeting
October 3-Emergency Board Meeting
December 3-Board Meeting
March 4-Board Meeting
May6-If needed for revised budget approval
June 3-Proposed Budget Hearing
June 24-Budget Adoption Meeting