At Cartwright we take our motto seriously, “Learning for all. Every child, every school, every day." We don’t just prepare students for high school. We prepare them for college, careers and the global world. The Cartwright School District #83 proudly serves the Maryvale community. We are proud of our 21 schools - twelve (12) K-5 elementary schools, four (4) K-8 elementary schools, four (4) 6th-8th grade middle schools, and (1) preschool that currently serve more than 17,000 students. One of our schools, Sunset Elementary, has an "A" rating with Arizona's Department of Education. 

Board Agenda


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for the Cartwright School District Board Agenda. 

District Survey

Dear Cartwright Families,

We value your opinion and invite you to please give us your feedback regarding the restructuring of our K-5 schools. 

Click here, to give us your opinion regarding K-6 Schools.

*Note* Survey is provided in both English and Spanish.  

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Average Teacher Salary Notice per ARS 15-903(E)


Average Teacher Salaries Staff-to-Pupil Ratio
 Special Education Teachers: 113 1 to 15.0
 Special Education Staff: 184 1 to 9.2
 Teachers full-time employees: 925
 1 to 17.5
 Average base salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year):
$58,699
 Average base salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year):
$54,002
 Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year:
$4,697
 Percentage increase: 9%
Cartwright total average teacher salary including 301, extra duty, stipends, longevity, etc. in the school year 2016-17:
$57,515
 

Auditor General Spending Report Fiscal Yea
r 2017

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