About Us

Cartwright School District No. 83 is a leading urban district that provides a first-class education to ALL students and prepares them with life skills to become independent, confident, lifelong college and career-bound learners. Our motto is "One Team, Una Familia!" and we will empower our students to go above and beyond their potential. Cartwright School District #83 proudly serves the Maryvale community. We offer 21 schools that serve 17,000 students - twelve (12) K-6 elementary schools, four (4) K-8 elementary schools, two (2) 6th-8th-grade middle schools, two (2) 7th-8th-grade middle schools, and one (1) preschool. One of our schools, Sunset Elementary, has an "A" rating with Arizona's Department of Education. 

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Teacher Reading with Student

At Cartwright, we are dedicated to giving your child a first-class education that propels them beyond high school and onto higher education. Cartwright has the privilege of supporting the top four (4) elementary schools in Maryvale and the only three (3) “A” rated schools in our area. We outperform all charter schools, according to the Arizona Department of Education and we have the only Dual-Language program in Maryvale. Extracurricular activities like sports, Ballet Folklorico and Mariachi are also staples of our curriculum and we are able to offer free before school care at all of our campuses. To learn where our schools are located click here. To learn more about what you will need to register, go to our registration page or call 623-691-4000. Let your education adventure begin! 

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Governing Board Meeting and Agendas

To view recent Governing Board Meetings and Agendas, click here

To view past Governing Board Meeting dates, Agenda and Minutes, click here.

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

  • Average base salary of all teachers employed in FY 2021 - $61,882

  • Average base salary of all teachers employed in FY 2020 - $57,898

  • Dollar increase in the average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2021 - $3,984

  • Percentage increase in the average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2021 - 7%

Click here to view the Auditor General Spending Report
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