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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.

There’s still time to claim your dollar-for-dollar tax credit for 2018!

Arizona allows you to pay through April 15th to count towards the previous year’s taxes. For details, or to pay online, click through to our ►Tax Credit page, and keep your tax dollars local!

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PHS Band Boosters Italian Dinner & Silent Auction

March 28, 2019, 5:30-8:00 PM, in the Prescott High School Multi-purpose Room

2019-2020 Registration

2019-2020 Registration & Enrollment

We welcome all students to PUSD, including those who live outside the district boundaries, based on space available.

Indian Ed Get-together

Building on PUSD’s Family Engagement

We’re looking for your input! Please watch for our parent survey after spring break.

PHS Student Council

PHS Students Continue to Impress

Many of our Prescott community members saw a few weeks ago that our Prescott High School Student Council brought over 2000 people to town for the State Student Council...
Art students and mural

PHS Art Students Complete Mural for City of Prescott

Art students from Mrs. Chartier and Mrs. Hein’s advanced art classes at Prescott High School recently completed a mural for the City of Prescott. This opportunity is...

Public Notice: Handwriting Curriculum Adoption

Through a collaborative committee process, Prescott Unified School District has reviewed curriculum for K-5 handwriting, including printing and cursive. The recommended curriculum is comprehensive, vertically aligned, and developmentally appropriate. In accordance with board policy, this curriculum is available for 60-day public review in our district office at 300 East Gurley Street in Prescott, Arizona. Please contact Mardi Read, Assistant Superintendent, at 928-445-5400, or mardi.read@prescottschools.com for further information.

►Handwriting Curriculum | ►Handwriting Curriculum Website

Events

MAR 28 — Prescott High School Band Boosters Italian Dinner & Silent Auction, 5:30-8:00 PM, in the Multi-purpose Room

APR 19 — Spring Holiday

APR 22 — No school for students – staff professional development day

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PHS Students Continue to Impress

PHS Students Continue to Impress

Many of our Prescott community members saw a few weeks ago that our Prescott High School Student Council brought over 2000 people to town for the State Student Council Convention.If you didn’t read about it in the Daily Courier, you probably either saw or heard the...

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PHS Art Students Complete Mural for City of Prescott

PHS Art Students Complete Mural for City of Prescott

Art students from Mrs. Chartier and Mrs. Hein’s advanced art classes at Prescott High School recently completed a mural for the City of Prescott. This opportunity is a result of a collaboration between City Hall and the Prescott High School Art Department....

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Events

MAR 28 — Prescott High School Band Boosters Italian Dinner & Silent Auction, 5:30-8:00 PM, in the Multi-purpose Room

APR 19 — Spring Holiday

APR 22 — No school for students – staff professional development day

Kids at Hope Logo

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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Orchestra students

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.

» www.prescottschools.com/wp-content/uploads/fy19-budget-hearing-notice.pdf

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.

» www.prescottschools.com/wp-content/uploads/fy19-proposed-budget.pdf
» www.prescottschools.com/wp-content/uploads/fy19-budget-worksheets.pdf
» www.prescottschools.com/wp-content/uploads/fy18-pusd-afr.pdf
» www.prescottschools.com/wp-content/uploads/fy17-pusd-ag-report.pdf

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