Dr. David Dumon

Dr. David Dumon

Dr. David Dumon currently serves as the superintendent of Altar Valley School District. He began his career in 1995 as a social studies teacher at Alhambra School District in Phoenix. In 2000, Dr. Dumon started his administrative career as an assistant principal at Surprise Elementary in Dysart Unified School District. He spent the next 14 years of his career in the Dysart most of which was as the principal at Surprise Elementary, a K–8 school. His schools’ achievements were recognized in 2012 when he was selected for the Arizona School Administrator, Distinguished Administrator Award – Elementary Division and honored as a finalist for the Rodel Exemplary Principal Award. 

As superintendent of Altar Valley, Dr. Dumon has focused on ensuring schools run efficiently, that resources are allocated appropriately, and that they are focusing on what is best for kids. Dr. Dumon is committed to maintaining small class sizes and offering free full-day pre-school and kindergarten. 

In 2022 Dr. Dumon was awarded the All Arizona Superintendent Award for Small Districts and completed his certification for AASA National Superintendent Certification. 

Dr. Dumon is a three-time graduate of Arizona State University where he received his bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. He lives in Tucson with his wife, daughter, and dogs.