Model Creek Elementary School

Home of the Nighthawks

Yarnell Elementary School District #52

Student instructional time is 7:40 AM - 3:00 PM.  Students should be on campus by 7:40 AM.  Breakfast is served from 7:25 - 7:40.

We are a four day week school:  Tuesday through Friday.  Campus is closed on Mondays.

The Arizona School Tax Credit form can be found under the financial information link.


Yarnell ESD has four board positions that will be up for election.

During the established candidate filing period, a candidate must file the following original documents with YCESA in order for his/her name to appear on the ballot:

·     Candidate Statement of Interest

·     Nomination Paper or Statement of Organization

·     Petition Signatures (number of required signatures vary by district)

The Candidate filing period begins June 10, 2024 and ends July 08, 2024.


Ginormous CONGRATULATIONS to Model Creek scholars and staff for earning the letter grade of B (78/90) from the state of Arizona! 

The YESD School Governing Board revised the YESD Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Plan: ESSER III on September 7, 2023.

This plan will be reviewed each month at its board meeting. The Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Plan (ESSERIII) is attached under information and notices on the link on the left side of the website. YESD strongly suggests that families and staff follow CDC guidelines.

Communication, via your email; DoJo; and our website, will be provided as needed in the event of the metrics or situation changing as we move forward.  Please see the CDC guidelines for more information and guidance.



·       Masks are optional on campus.

·       CDC: “People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask.”

·       The District Governing Board asks that people with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 stay home.

·       CDC: “If you are immunocompromised or high risk for sever disease,” please use a mask for your safety.

Click on the event calendar to see upcoming activities at Model Creek. 

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18912 Hays Ranch Road, Peeples Valley, AZ 86332

Average Teacher Salaries (A.R.S. 15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, 10)

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Yarnell Elementary School District (YESD) is committed to providing equal access and participation for all people, including the ability to access and process information provided via the Internet (or web). If any person is unable to access information provided on our website or in a web-based resource, they are encouraged to contact YESD by one of the methods listed below:

•Call (928) 427-3347 Tuesday–Friday 8:00a.m.– 3:30 p.m.

•Send a letter to: YESD 18912 Hays Ranch Road, Peeples Valley, AZ 86332

•Visit YESD at the address above Tuesday–Friday 8:00a.m.– 3:30 p.m.

Free language assistance, auxiliary aids, and/or accomodations are avaiable upon request.