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  •  Image of Dr. Somers with text LISTEN, LEARN & LEAD WITH DR. K.C. SOMERS

    Listen, Learn, & Lead with Dr. K.C. Somers, Peoria Unified's Incoming Superintendent

    Peoria Unified School District welcomed Dr. K.C. Somers as a full-time member of the Peoria Unified family on April 1. Dr. Somers takes the helm effective July 1, but is prioritizing meeting with all key stakeholders while he is supporting acting superintendent, Mr. Kevin Molino.   To ensure a strong foundation and to foster open dialogue with students, staff, parents and the community, Dr. Somers will host a series of engaging meetings across Peoria Unified, called Listen, Learn & Lead.  

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  •  Superintendent's Transition Plan

    Superintendent Somers Shares His Transition Plan

    In our unwavering commitment to pursuing excellence as a district and preparing every student, every day, to shape tomorrow, this transition plan outlines three critical priorities. These priorities are foundational to realizing our vision and reflect our dedication to fostering collaboration, trust, and engagement across the district.

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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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