Public Records Requests

  • The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board recognizes the public’s right to information concerning district actions, policies and the details of educational and business operations. Public records of the district will be open for inspection by any person in accordance with Arizona Public Records Law.  


    In accordance with ARS 39-121 through 39-121.03, community members may submit Public Records Requests as outlined under Governing Board Policy KDB: Public's Right To Know / Freedom Of Information.  


    Governing Board Regulation KDB-R outlines the Peoria Unified School District’s fee structure for all records requested. 


    All requests are completed in a timely manner based on the size and scope of each individual request and the total number of requests in our system. Each request must be reviewed and redacted to ensure accordance with Public Records Law, FERPA and so that privileged and protected information is preserved. 

     

    PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST PROCESS:

    • Access the online Public Records Request form.
    • You will be contacted once the documents are prepared 
    • Please arrange a date and time with Public Relations Department to pick up documents 

     

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

    How do I submit a request for my High School Transcript? 
    The fastest way to have an official transcript sent to a college or university is by visiting Parchment.com.  
    Additionally, you can request an official or unofficial transcript by emailing the High School’s Records Specialist. In your email be sure to include the student’s name, date of birth, graduation year, student ID#, if known, and the name and address of the institution where the transcript should be sent. 


    Why can’t I receive a copy of my High School Diploma? 
    In accordance with the Arizona Department of Education, school districts cannot retain or duplicate a diploma. However, you can request an official transcript showing proof of graduation.  
    The fastest way to have an official transcript sent to a college or university is by visiting Parchment.com.  
    Additionally, you can request an official or unofficial transcript by emailing the High School’s Records Specialist. In your email be sure to include the student’s name, date of birth, graduation year, student ID#, if known, and the name and address of the institution where the transcript should be sent. 


    What is taking my records so long to be processed? 
    All public record requests are completed in a timely manner in accordance to Public Records Law. However, given the scope of the request and the total number of requests in the system, some requests may take longer to process. 
    Every attempt is made to work with the requestor to narrow the scope and expedite the request process.  


    Why is some of the information blocked out? 
    Records are redacted prior to being made available in accordance with all Public Records Law and FERPA in order to protect student information.  

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Contact

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    Peoria Unified Public Relations
    623-486-6100
    Email