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About Avondale ESD

Welcome to Avondale ESD

The Avondale Elementary School District was established in 1894. We are an “A” rated school district and all of our schools are “A” and “B” schools. Located west of Phoenix, our district is home to nine schools ranging from preschool through eighth grade with several choice program options. We were voted as the Best District in the southwest valley in the “Best of the Best Awards” (2022, 2023), the Best Place to Work in the “Best of the Deset Awards” (2023, 2024), Best Public School (2023), Best Preschool (2023, 2024), and Best Childcare (2024).  We are also proud to be ranked among the best schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

We continue to be a leader in public education. We are proud to be the district of choice. Every child deserves an Avondale education!

Avondale ESD: Award-Winning District of Choice

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

Avondale ESD is an “A” rated school district and all of our schools are “A” and “B” school!  Providing passion and commitment for educational excellence. 

Extra-Curricular Opportunities

Our students shine inside and outside the classroom!  We offer many clubs and extra-curricular opportunities for our students.

Learn in English and Spanish

Give your child the gift of a second language with our dual language program at Avondale ESD. Aprenda en inglés y español con nosotros!

Code with Us

Offering courses that open doors to a potential career path for our students. 

Avondale Innovates with Mobile STEAM Labs

Our students love this interactive STEAM lab on wheels! 

40+ Sports Teams

AESD has 40+ sports teams with more than 600 students participating annually. 

Accelerate Your Child’s Learning

Accelerate your child’s learning at Avondale ESD with accelerated learning focusing on the growth of each learner, above grade level plans emphasizing individualized instruction and fast-paced curriculum targeting student engagement. 

Numerous STEM Opportunities 

AESD offers numerous STEM opportunities to our students from our “A” rated Centerra Mirage STEM Academy and our VEX Robotics Leagues. 

Full & Half-Day Preschool at AESD

Avondale ESD offers full and half-day preschool options. No need to switch between schools! Enroll your child at a district they can call home from preschool through the end of eighth grade. 

Daily at AESD: Art, Music, Coding & P.E.

Art, music, P.E., coding and computer science are all offered 40 minutes a day for students in kindergarten through eighth grade at our schools! . 

1-to-1 Technology

Avondale ESD offers 1-to-1 technology throughout our schools. iPads and Google Chromebooks are provided for every student. Increasing digital curriculum in a modern classroom setting. 

Outperforming Neighboring Districts & Charter Schools

AESD is outperforming neighboring districts and charter schools in state testing! One of the many reasons why families choose AESD!