Garden Lakes Elementary School

Garden Lakes Elementary Fast Facts

Garden Lakes Elementary School Brochure: English | Español

Garden Lakes Elementary School
10825 W. Garden Lakes Pkwy.
Avondale, AZ 85392
Phone: (623) 772-2520
Fax: (623) 877-9545
Attendance: (623) 772-2535

Principal: Jill Helland

Assistant Principal & 504 Coordinator: AJ Estrada

Start Time - 8:10 am | Dismissal - 3:10 pm | Early Release - 12:40 pm


Closed Campus Policy
Please be prepared to do the following:

- Sign in
- Get badge

Upon returning, you will be given your IDENTIFICATION back.

Thank you for your time, patience and flexibility as we continue to provide a safe and orderly environment for your chilldren.

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  • Registration Information

    Enroll Today

    New to the Pendergast Elementary School District? Here is how to register your child in your neighborhood Pendergast School.

    Download Registration Forms:
    English | Español

    How to Enroll Your Child »

  • Tax and Gift Donations

    The Pendergast Governing Board and Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Cruz are grateful for your donation and support of our students, staff, families and community. Thank you for helping to make a positive impact in the lives of the children in Pendergast.

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Garden Lakes News & Updates

  • Garden Lakes Newsletter

    Diamondback Community News - Summer

    Check out the latest edition of the Diamondback Community News. The Diamondback Community News is your inside look at everything happening at Garden Lakes Elementary and throughout the Pendergast Elementary School District.

    Find Out More: English | Español

  • PRIDE Club

    PRIDE Club is Back for the 2021-22 School Year

    P.R.I.D.E. Club programming will resume in August 2021. Program capacity at each school is dependent on available space and staffing. If you are interested in enrolling your child in the program at your school site, please submit your information on the waitlist. You will be notified when an opening is available at your school site.

    Find Out More: English | Español

  • Garden Lakes Websites

    Garden Lakes Websites

    Meet your child's teachers and find out what is going to be happening in their classroom this year! Welcome to 2021-2022 school year at Garden Lakes Elementary School!

    Go To Websites >>

  • Principal Jill Helland

    Garden Lakes Principal Jill Helland to Receive Exemplary Principal Award

    Jill Helland, principal of Garden Lakes Elementary School was awarded the prestigious Exemplary Principal Award from Steve Watson, Maricopa County School Superintendent on September 29, 2020 at a virtual community event in the Pendergast District.

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  • My School Bucks

    My School Bucks

    The Pendergast Elementary School District is excited to offer My School Bucks! This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student's meal account or pay student activity fees.

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  • Student-Parent Handbook 2021-2022

    The purpose of this handbook is to inform parents and students of the policies, procedures, and operations of the Pendergast Elementary School District. It presents information highlighting district policies and guidelines necessary for the academic achievement, safety, welfare, and well-being of our students.

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  • Classroom Supply Lists

    Please use the links below to find your student's supply list for the school year.


    Kindergarten | 1st Grade | 2nd Grade | 3rd Grade | 4th Grade | 5th Grade | 6th Grade | 7th Grade | 8th Grade

  • What's for Breakfast and Lunch?

    Find out what's being served for breakfast and lunch at your school by accessing our new Online Menus >

  • Stay Connected to the Garden Lakes PTA

    The Garden Lakes PTA is dedicated to our children's educational success, health and well-being through strong family and community engagement. If you have any comments, concerns or would like to join, please email us at:

  • Fry's Community Rewards Program

    Did you know you can support Garden Lakes just by shopping at Fry's? It's easy when you enroll in Fry's Community Rewards!

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