DYSART UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
15802 North Parkview Place
Surprise, Arizona 85374
Map of Dysart Unified School District
Phone:  (623) 876-7000
Web Site:  http://www.dysart.org
Enrollment: 
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Administrative Offices
District Business Office - Surprise, AZ
District Communications & Public Relations - Surprise, AZ
District Community Education - Surprise, AZ
District Education Services & Academic Support - Surprise, AZ
District Federal Projects - Surprise, AZ
District Finance - Surprise, AZ
District Human Relations, Surprise, AZ
District Information Technology, Surprise, AZ
District Planning, Surprise, AZ
District Public Relations, Surprise, AZ
District Purchasing & Procurement, Surprise, AZ
District Research & Achievement, Surprise, AZ
District Student Information Systems, Surprise, AZ
District Student Services, Surprise, AZ
District Superintendent's Office, Surprise, AZ
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Departments
District Maintenance & Facilities, Surprise, AZ
District Records Information Management, Surprise, AZ
District Student Broadcasting and Multi Media Productions - Surprise, AZ
District Support Services, Surprise, AZ
District Transportation, Surprise, AZ
Special Education, Surprise, AZ

Preschools
District Community Ed - Preschool - Surprise, AZ
Growing Minds Preschool - Surprise, AZ

Elementary Schools
Countryside Elementary, Surprise, AZ
El Mirage Elementary - El Mirage, AZ
Rancho Gabriela Elementary, Surprise, AZ
Western Peaks Elementary - Surprise, AZ

K-8 Schools
Asante Preparatory Academy - Surprise, AZ
Canyon Ridge - Surprise, AZ
District Community Ed - Child Care - Surprise, AZ
Freedom Traditional Academy - Surprise, AZ
Kingswood Elementary, Surprise, AZ

K-8 Schools (cont.)
Luke Elementary, Glendale, AZ
Marley Park Elementary - Surprise, AZ
Mountain View - Waddell, AZ
Riverview Elementary - El Mirage, AZ
Sunset Hills Elementary - Surprise, AZ
Surprise Elementary - El Mirage, AZ
Thompson Ranch Elementary - El Mirage, AZ
West Point Elementary - Surprise, AZ

Middle Schools
Ashton Ranch Elementary - Surprise, AZ
Ashton Ranch Middle School - Surprise, AZ
Cimarron Springs Elementary, Surprise, AZ
Cimarron Springs Middle School, Surprise, AZ
Dysart Elementary - El Mirage, AZ
Dysart Middle School
Dysart Middle School
Dysart Middle School - El Mirage, AZ
Sonoran Heights Elementary - Surprise, AZ
Sonoran Heights Middle School - Surprise, AZ

High Schools
District Career and Technical Education - Surprise, AZ
Dysart High School - El Mirage, AZ
Shadow Ridge High School - Surprise, AZ
Valley Vista High School - Surprise, AZ
Willow Canyon High School - Surprise, AZ

K-12 Schools
District Food & Nutrition, Surprise, AZ

Special Education Centers
District Exceptional Student Services (ESS) - Surprise, AZ

Other Locations
District Community Ed - Vista - Surprise, AZ
District Substitute HR, Surprise, AZ
District Wide, Surprise, AZ
iSchool - Surprise, AZ
Sundown Mountain - El Mirage, AZ
The Vista Center for the Arts - Surprise, AZ


Welcome to Dysart Unified School District!
Dysart schools are among the top-rated in the state of Arizona. The district is home to the #8 ranked K-8 school in Arizona (Freedom Traditional Academy), three top 100 K-8 schools, and two top 50 high schools in the state. Overall, Dysart has 12 “A” rated and 10 “B” rated schools, 11 of which out-rank our local counterparts. Additionally, Freedom Traditional Academy has the highest test scores of any school in the cities of Surprise and El Mirage.

Dysart Schools have been recognized both nationally and internationally with AdvancED Accreditation, and are dedicated to serving the needs of all children with high quality academic coursework, before-and after-school programs, and services for the entire community. Boasting a graduation rate that exceeds both the state and national average, the Dysart Unified School District prepares all students to be ready for college and career through excellence and success.

Strong academics, arts, and athletic programs are an integral part of each school, and ensuring students are equipped with the skills necessary to meet the challenges and opportunities in a 21st Century society are at the heart of our mission and vision. Dysart Schools offers one of the largest selections of academic pathways in the state, allowing students a personalized learning experience while meeting Arizona Academic Standards. Opportunities include full-day kindergarten, Career and Technical Education, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, signature programs, and gifted and special education programs.

Dysart provides students the opportunity to explore their artistic side through an expansive fine arts program, where students participate in a progressive, performance-based curriculum that encourages them to reach their academic, creative, and expressive potential. Dysart students earned the second highest number of Arizona State Seals for Arts Proficiency across the state last year.

Earning nine state championships in 2021-2022, Dysart Schools are highly competitive in athletics, and offer great opportunities for all students. Dysart offers competitive athletic classes to help students hone their athletic skills and abilities during the school day, and we aim to provide positive experiences and guide our student athletes toward realizing their full potential.

Dysart Unified School District serves over 23,000 pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students in the Northwest Phoenix Metropolitan area. The district encompasses 140 square miles, serving parts of El Mirage, Glendale, Surprise, Youngtown, and Maricopa County. The district is home to four K-4 elementary schools, four middle schools serving grades 5-8, 12 K-8 elementary schools, four comprehensive high schools, a preschool, and one alternative program.

Teacher Salary & Benefits
Level Starting Maximum
Bachelors $49,022 $53,359
Bachelors +15 $50,706 $56,627
Bachelors +30 $52,460 $65,822
Masters $52,460 $65,822
Masters +15 $54,282 $73,180
Masters +30 $56,180 $77,822
Masters +45 $58,155 $92,492
Masters +60 $60,206 $96,191
Doctorate $60,206 $96,191
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Medical Not specified
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Additional Benefits Information
Staff can earn up to an additional $4,900 in performance measures. Hard-to-fill stipends up to $3,000 and years or service stipends may be additional funding when available.

As a Dysart staff member, you are our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing you with the most competitive and cost-effective benefits programs possible. You are eligible for benefits if you are a Certified employee working full time in either a contracted .5 FTE or 1.0 FTE position, or if you are a classified employee working 6 or more hours in one position. Benefits are effective depending on the position or contracted start date. If this date is from the 1st - 15th of the month, benefits are effective the 1st of the following month. If this date is from the 16th - end of the month, benefits are effective the 1st of the second month. Learn more at https://www.dysart.org/mainsite/panels/benefits/51/benefits