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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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Downtown Prescott

Prescott can be a retirement community and the best place to raise a family

The more experience I get in my job and my life, the faster a school year seems to fly by.It is hard to believe, but it is time again to watch our Prescott High School seniors...
Distributing Yearbooks

PHS Yearbook: The best life prep course is a “BLUR”


The yearbook staff at Prescott High School was buzzing with nervous excitement. The midnight blue gradient yearbook, full of action-filled, colorful photos was a big...
FBLA State Leadership Conference members

Congratulations to PHS FBLA for an amazing showing at the State Leadership Conference

Not only did Prescott High School win the Gold Chapter Award, but also had a member elected to the 2019-2020 FBLA State Officer Team. Congratulations to Jared Guthrie...
Healthiest school award

Lincoln Receives Healthiest School Award

Lincoln Elementary School is officially the Healthiest School in all of Yavapai County! On April 25, the Yavapai Healthy School (YHS) Coalition presented the honor of...

Summer Food Service Free Meals

Served to children 18 years and younger (adult meals $2). Children must consume food on-site. PLACE: Abia Judd Elementary DATES: June 3-20, 2019, Mon-Thurs MEALS:...
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.

Events

MAY 19 PHS Baccalaureate, 3 PM, in PHS Ruth Street Theatre

MAY 23 — Last Day of School

MAY 24 PHS Graduation Ceremony, 7 PM, on Bill Shepard Field @ PHS

JUNE 15 — PHS 2019 Auto Show, 9 AM to 3 PM, @ Mile High Middle School Football Field

News

Lincoln Receives Healthiest School Award

Lincoln Receives Healthiest School Award

Lincoln Elementary School is officially the Healthiest School in all of Yavapai County! On April 25, the Yavapai Healthy School (YHS) Coalition presented the honor of Yavapai Healthy School of the year to Lincoln School Principal Karen Hughes in the...

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Summer Food Service Free Meals

Summer Food Service Free Meals

Served to children 18 years and younger (adult meals $2). Children must consume food on-site. PLACE: Abia Judd Elementary DATES: June 3-20, 2019, Mon-Thurs MEALS: Breakfast & Lunch TIMES OF SERVICE: 7-8 am; 10:45 am-12:30 pm For more information,...

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Events

MAY 19 PHS Baccalaureate, 3 PM, in PHS Ruth Street Theatre

MAY 23 — Last Day of School

MAY 24 PHS Graduation Ceremony, 7 PM, on Bill Shepard Field @ PHS

JUNE 15 — PHS 2019 Auto Show, 9 AM to 3 PM, @ Mile High Middle School Football Field

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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 group donating to PUSD

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 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

» 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

» “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

» 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.

Links to Budget Documents

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