Peoria Unified School District

Every Student, Every Day, Prepared to Shape Tomorrow

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  •  Summer Meal Service Sites

    Peoria Unified Provides Free Summer Meals

    The Peoria Unified School District will be partnering with the USDA to provide free summer meals at various school sites during summer break. Breakfast, snacks and lunch will be free to any child who is 18 and under. For adults who are 19 and older, breakfast will be available for $2.00, and lunch will be available for $4.00. Availability for meals, as well as distribution times, will vary by school site.

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  •  2024 Bond Election Infographic

    2024 Bond Election

    On May 9, 2024, the Governing Board voted to follow the recommendation of the Citizens’ Advisory Committee to call for a $120 million bond authorization in the 2024 General Election. If approved, the bond is not expected to be a tax rate increase. The request for arguments for and against the issuance of bonds by the district are due August 9, 2024. Learn more about the 2024 Bond Election under Our District, then Bonds & Overrides.

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  •  School starts Wednesday, Aug. 7

    2024-25 School Year

    We want you to be prepared for the 2024-25 school year. School starts on Wednesday, Aug. 7. To view the full school calendar, visit

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    Join Our Team

    Be part of a caring community: Join a team where every member is valued, supported, and challenged to reach their fullest potential. Visit to view available opportunities in Peoria Unified.

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  •  Bond Refunding Update

    Peoria Unified Implements Bond Refunding to Benefit Community Taxpayers

    At the March 14, 2024, Governing Board meeting, the Peoria Unified Governing Board voted 4-0 to approve the district to pursue a bond refunding related to prior bond sales in 2012, 2013 and 2014 that have become callable for early redemption.

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  •  Blurred image of SRO in hallway with HS students. Text: Safety in Peoria Unified

    We Never Stop Thinking About Safety

    Whether you are enrolling a new kindergartener or you’ve been a part of our Peoria Unified family for a while, we want you to know the number one thing we are focused on is school safety. Safe and Welcoming Schools is a key focus in our Strategic Plan and as a dedicated member of this community, you should know exactly what that means to us. We understand that the thought of a school crisis is scary, but we want to give you peace of mind should the unthinkable happen.

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  •  Student speech winners pose with their trophies and certificates

    Peoria Unified Students Showcase Patriotism in 37th Annual Speech Contest

    Elementary students from across the district competed in the 37th Annual Patriotic Speech Contest. These students competed in front of their peers at their school sites earlier in the spring semester and advanced to the district level competition where they delivered their presentation in front of an esteemed group of judges.

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  •  Peoria Unified 2024 State Champions

    Peoria Unified State Champions

    Peoria Unified boasts well-established and highly competitive athletics programs, earning a spot as a household name in local athletic achievement. The following athletes and teams have placed and been recognized at the AIA State Championship competitions in wrestling, soccer and basketball.

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  •  Images of Kinder students with the text Leap Into Kindergarten and the Peoria Unified Logo.

    Enroll Now for Fall 2024 Kindergarten!

    Peoria Unified students start their day with the Pledge of Allegiance and end their day with the confidence that they have the resources and support to be successful. Students have opportunities for STEM education, physical education, music and arts education. In Peoria Unified, we encourage parent involvement to help us ensure every child is prepared to shape tomorrow.

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        FY2023/2024 Average Salary: $58,414
        Percentage Increase Between FY2022-23 and FY2023-24: 3.0%
        FY2024/2025 Average Salary: $60,953
        Percentage Increase Between FY2023-24 and FY2024-25: 4.4%

      Peoria Unified - Your District of Choice

      • Peoria Unified School District is nestled in the Northwest Valley of Peoria, Arizona and is home to 42 stellar public schools that are unique and created to fit the needs of all students. Peoria Unified is the choice district for more than 37,000 students and 4,000 staff, serving as one of the largest employers in the West Valley and one of the largest unified school districts in Arizona. The district has signature programs spread out between 34 kindergarten through eighth-grade elementary schools and eight high schools that excel in academics, arts, athletics and Career and Technical Education programs. The Strategic Plan outlines a laser focus on four key areas: Student Success, Safety and Well-Being, Stewardship of Community Resources and Community Connection. Above all, Peoria Unified is committed to transparency, parent involvement and ensuring that “Every Student, Every Day is Prepared to Shape Tomorrow.” #PeoriaUnifiedPride