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Welcome to Avondale ESD an “A” Rated School District


All of our Schools are “A” and “B” Rated Schools


Six Schools Named Best Elementary & Middle Schools by U.S. News & World Report


Voted Best School District in the West Valley's "Best of the Best" Awards


Voted Best Place to Work in the Community’s Choice "Best of the Desert Awards"


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• Award-winning Preschool • Before & After-School Programs • Free Full-day Kindergarten


Choice Program Options

Including Accelerated Academy, STEM Academy, Dual Language Immersion, Arts Focus, Neighborhood Options and more!

What Sets Us Apart

We’re not like every other K-12 school district. See what makes our district stand out from the crowd.  More than 1,000 students and families use school choice. Even those who do not live in our district can CHOOSE Avondale Elementary School District.

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AESD Scoop

Connecting beyond the classroom to bring you conversations pertaining to our children - the future generation. Listen to our podcast, AESD Scoop, today! 

AESD Scoop

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AESD ConnectED

Our award-winning newsletter informs you on all things Avondale! Watch for this quarterly district newsletter and read our latest issue online. 

AESD ConnectED

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All Things Avondale

Weekly e-newsletters celebrating our amazing staff and students and sharing important happenings around the district. 

All Things Avondale

Latest News

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District Calls for Special M&O and DAA Elections

Read more about the elections

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Free Full-Day Preschool for 2024-25 School Year

Learn More About Preschool

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Avondale Third Graders Receive Surprise College Scholarships

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Special Notices

Teacher Salaries

FY 2022/2023 Average Teacher Salary: $53,787

FY 2023/2024 Average Teacher Salary: $55,401

Percentage increase between 2022/23 and 2023/24:  3%

Notice of Intent to Apply for 21st CCLC Grant

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