About Us/Principal's message

We are one of seven schools in the Silver Valley Unified School District. We are located at 33713 Newberry Road in Newberry Springs. Take Interstate 40 East and exit at Newberry Springs (approximately 25 miles east of Barstow), turning right. Turn left at the first paved cross street (Newberry Road). Go over the freeway and over the railroad tracks, to the second paved cross street (Silver Valley Road). The school is located at the corner of Newberry Road and Silver Valley Road.

Dear Newberry Springs Families,

We are excited to share that Mrs. Simpson has been appointed as the new elementary principal.

Tamra Simpson is a dedicated educator, a passionate advocate for equitable learning opportunities, and an accomplished children's book author. With a love for learning, writing, and creative expression since childhood, Mrs. Simpson has recently released two children’s book titles, “Taming Tori’s Tiger” and “Asher Serves.” 

She is a wife and mother of two. She brings her wealth of classroom experiences as an elementary teacher and literacy coach. In addition to career experience, Mrs. Simpson earned a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies and a master's degree in English Language Learning and Education Administration.

Through her work and leadership, Mrs. Simpson seeks to empower teachers and students to create an inclusive, positive, and rigorous learning environment for all students. Mrs.Simpson is excited to join the Newberry Springs Family.