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Great Education Starts with a Great District Culture

Phoenix Elementary School District #1 educates more than 7,500 students from preschool through eighth grade, preparing them for high school and beyond in the heart of Downtown Phoenix. We pride ourselves on the community we have built to give teachers and support staff the support they need for success. We offer a range of curriculum and programs dedicated to the total development of every student.

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Our Guiding Focus Strong foundation for a successful future

At Phoenix Elementary School District #1, we provide prekindergarten through grade eight Signature & Community Schools that drive student achievement through our focus on quality instruction, building and maintaining an effective culture and partnerships, and ensuring that students are at the core of every decision made.

Our Vision

In Phoenix Elementary School District #1 students, parents, community and staff are partners who share high expectations so each child can achieve their personal best.

Our Mission

Phoenix Elementary School District #1 provides each child we serve with educational experiences that ensure academic and social success. Our mission aligns with state academic standards. Every child, performing at grade level or above in reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. Every child prepared for high school.

Our Values

All children can and will learn. Education is key to opportunity and social mobility. We are all learners; teachers and students alike. We live on this earth, not to see through one another, but to see one another through.

Employee Benefits Rewarding careers start here

Phoenix Elementary School District #1 offers outstanding benefits to its employees. In addition to competitive salaries and an ideal location, we also offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Benefit Details
Medical Insurance
Basic Life insurance
Short Term Disability
Flexible Spending Accounts
Voluntary Vision Plan
Wellness Plans
Discounted Tuition
Professional Development