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EVERY CHILD. EVERY DAY.

Prescott Unified School District No. 1 is a learning community built on a foundation of excellence that is more than a century old. PUSD provides the skills that every child will need to become a strong citizen, valued employee, entrepreneur, or leader of tomorrow. Proud to be a “Kids at Hope” district, we believe that every child, every day, matters.

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PUSD Education Foundation Awards Teacher Grants

If you were anywhere near a PUSD school last Friday. you would have heard the beat of the Prescott High School drum line and seen balloons and large checks being...
Winter Wellness Fair

Winter Wellness Fair – Dec. 18

For PUSD Families & Staff

Support group

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Starts January 9, 2019, 6:00-7:30 PM

Keep your tax dollars local and support PUSD students

Keep your tax dollars local with Arizona’s dollar-for-dollar school tax credit. Any amount will help PUSD students. Your tax credit goes directly to the school and...

Events

DEC 18 PUSD Wellness Fair, 2-6 PM, Washington School Gym
 Swearing-in Ceremony for New Governing Board Members, 4 PM, in the District Office Boardroom

DEC 21 — End of 1st Semester – Half day dismissal for all students

DEC 24 – JAN 04 — Winter Break

JAN 07 — 2nd Semester Begins

JAN 09 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group begins, 6 PM, PUSD Family Resource Center

News

PUSD Education Foundation Awards Teacher Grants

PUSD Education Foundation Awards Teacher Grants

If you were anywhere near a PUSD school last Friday. you would have heard the beat of the Prescott High School drum line and seen balloons and large checks being dispersed! This can only mean one thing: the PUSD Education Foundation is delivering grant...

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Keep your tax dollars local and support PUSD students

Keep your tax dollars local and support PUSD students

Keep your tax dollars local with Arizona’s dollar-for-dollar school tax credit. Any amount will help PUSD students. Your tax credit goes directly to the school and eligible program you choose, and you help PUSD students get the most out of school years by...

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Events

DEC 18 PUSD Wellness Fair, 2-6 PM, Washington School Gym
 Swearing-in Ceremony for New Governing Board Members, 4 PM, in the District Office Boardroom

DEC 21 — End of 1st Semester – Half day dismissal for all students

DEC 24 – JAN 04 — Winter Break

JAN 07 — 2nd Semester Begins

JAN 09 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group begins, 6 PM, PUSD Family Resource Center

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Kids at Hope

Prescott Unified School District is a Kids at Hope district. All children are capable of success—no exceptions!

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Strategic Plan

Prescott Unified School District educates students to be confident, lifelong-learners prepared to achieve their full potential in a complex, interconnected world.

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Community Partners

The supportive partnerships between our schools and the Prescott Community provide a positive impact on our students and community.

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Arizona School Tax Credit

Keep your tax dollars local with Arizona’s dollar-for-dollar public school tax credit, which goes directly to the school and eligible program you choose.

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Budget Documents and Information for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019

On July 10, 2018, at 5:00 pm, Prescott Unified School District Governing Board voted to approve the FY 2019 budget. The following link contains the hearing notice and the summary of school district proposed expenditure expenditure budget.

For the 2018/19 school year, Prescott Unified School District is proposing the following raises:

  • Teachers — Certified teachers and teachers on assignment will receive 11% raise. The average salary of teachers employed in FY18 (prior year) was $38,861. The average salary of all teachers employed in FY19 (budget year) is $43,136; an increase of $4275 when compared to FY18. For FY18 teacher average salary, end-of-the-year FTE and teacher contract base amount were used. Additional revenue sources for teachers, e.g. clubs, coaching, department chair, Prop 301 monies, extra revenue sources for teachers, etc., are not included in the average salaries. As hiring is not complete for FY19, average salary of all teachers is based upon a budgeted amount. Updated FY19 average salaries will be included in upcoming FY19 budget revisions.
  • “Graded” Classified Employees — Classified employees on the graded placement schedule will receive between a 10% to 20.2% raise. Classified employees’ raises are calculated based upon the new classified agreement schedule.
  • All other employee groups (psychologists, OTs, PTs, SLPs, IT, directors, administration, etc.) will receive a 5% raise.

Other information for FY19:

  • For FY19, the estimated number of FTE certificated employees is 235.
  • For FY19, the proposed teacher to pupil ratio for special education is 14.
  • For FY19, the proposed staff to pupil ratio for special education is 7.

The following are links to the FY 2019 budget/budget worksheets, FY 2018 Annual Financial Report, and FY17 Auditor General Spending Report.

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