• Spanning much of the Northwest Valley, the Peoria Unified School District is located in Glendale, Peoria, Surprise and Youngtown, Ariz. The district has a rich tradition of excellence, serving the community since 1889. 

    Peoria Unified is one of the largest unified school districts in Arizona and prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, career and technical education programs, specialized Choice Programs, free all-day kindergarten and championship athletic programs. 

    The district serves more than 36,000 students in 34 elementary schools, seven high schools and one non-traditional high school. In addition, Peoria Unified is proud to be the first district in the state to receive the prestigious AdvancED Accreditation. 


    The Vision of the Peoria Unified School District is:

    Every student, every day, prepared to shape tomorrow.

    Mission  

    The Peoria Unified School District prepares every student for a successful future as a responsible citizen who actively contributes to society, the community and the workforce. 

    The Mission is achieved by:
    A.  Creating, maintaining and delivering quality curriculum and instruction that meets the needs of all students for the 21st Century and beyond.
    B.  Providing experience-based, innovative, individualized learning that meets the needs of every student.
    C.  Facilitating access to quality staff, technology, resources and instruction.
    D.  Prioritizing relationships and focusing on the safety and social and emotional well-being of students and staff.
    E.  Implementing and sustaining effective stewardship of community resources.
    F.  Fostering a culture of active community engagement and inclusiveness.

    Values

    The Values of the Peoria Unified School District are grounded in our focus on people; students, staff, parents, and community members.  These Values shape behavior and drive us to achieve our shared Vision and Mission.
    Integrity:  Our consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles is illustrated through our words and behavior.
    Collaboration:  Our collective capacity requires active engagement, meaningful inclusiveness, and trust among stakeholders.
    Excellence:  Our actions are driven by clarity of purpose, a focus on results, and an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement.
    Equity:  Our behaviors are informed through opportunities that ensure equitable access for all staff and students to be successful.

     



  • Non-Discrimination

    The Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, and disability.  This policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Title IX Coordinator

    Ms. Sandra Schossow
    Director of Food and Nutrition
    Support Services Complex
    10721 N. 95th Avenue
    Peoria, Arizona 85345
    623-487-5183

    Compliance Officer for Section 504
    James Nelson
    District Administration Center
    6330 W. Thunderbird Rd.
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (623) 487-5192
    Email Mr. Nelson

     

    La Junta está comprometida con una política de no discriminación en relación con la raza, el color, la religión, el sexo, la edad, el origen nacional y la discapacidad.  Esta política prevalecerá en todos los asuntos relacionados con los miembros del personal, los estudiantes, el público, los programas y servicios educativos, y las personas con las que la Junta hace negocios.Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar las preguntas en cuanto a las polízas de no discriminación:

    Coordinador de Título IX

    Ms. Sandra Schossow
    Director of Food and Nutrition
    Support Services Complex
    10721 N. 95th Avenue
    Peoria, Arizona 85345
    623-487-5183

    Coordinador de la Sección 504


    James Nelson
    District Administration Center
    6330 W. Thunderbird Rd.
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (623) 487-5192
    Email Mr. Nelson

     

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Contact

  • District Administration Center
    6330 W. Thunderbird Rd.
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    623-486-6000

    District Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Elementary School Offices
    Monday-Friday (Unless otherwise noted)
    7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    High School Offices
    Monday-Thursday (Unless otherwise noted)
    6:40 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Safe School Line
    623-486-6199