Maintenance and operations

We at the Murphy Elementary School District Maintenance/Operations/Transportation Department (MOT) values integrity, excellence, diversity, cooperation, creativity, and respectful service for our students, staff and community.


State law specifies that a local governing board may provide transportation for students to and from school. Murphy School District policy provides that students eligible for busing are those whose place of residence is:

  • Kindergarten - outside one-half mile

  • Grades 1-6 - outside one mile

  • Grades 7-8 - outside one and one-half miles

Contact Information

Adriana Morales, Transportation Assistant

Office: (602)353.5083    FAX: (602)353-5085

Mary Elias, Interim Maintenance/Operations/Transportation Coordinator

Office: (602)353-5055    FAX: (602)353-5085

Transportation Bus Drivers

Maria Alaniz

Felix Flores

Keith Norfleet

Sandra Peters

Patricia Smith

Marcello Valim

Substitute Bus Drivers

Fernando Sanchez

Gabriel Yarrito


Fleet Mechanic

Ruben Estrada

Fernando Sanchez

Maintenance Workers

Adam Aros

Joe Mazur

Fred Sotomayor


Gabriel Yarrito

Receiving Clerk

Gabriel Yarrito

Crossing Guards

Eduardo Espinoza

Elisa Valenzuela