Model Creek Elementary School

Home of the Nighthawks

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 - 7:45.

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

Welcome back to the 2022-2023 school year.  Unfortunately, we only have an AM bus driver for this year.  Please make plans pick up your student(s).   Students will be dismissed at 3:00 for pickup.  With safety in mind, please line up along the curb and staff will dismiss your child(ren) to you.

Thank you for your understanding!

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

Please see the post for the vacancy on the Yarnell School District Board under the school board link.

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 October 6, 2022.

This plan will be reviewed each month at its board meeting. Version 6 of the plan 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: “COVID-19 Community Levels are a new tool to help communities decide what COVID-19 prevention steps to take based on the latest data.  Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area.  Take precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 based on the COVID-19 Community Level in your area.”

·       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

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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.