Welcome To Florence Unified
The Florence Unified School District is a District By Design, Not By Chance. This means, through the six pillars of our core values, we will work toward our goal of serving all students in our district. These six pillars include; Effective Leadership, Quality Teaching & Leadership, Culture of Continuous Improvement, Vertically Articulated Extra-Curricular Engagement, Integrated Technology, and Clear & Collaborative Relationships.
2020-2021 & 2021-2022 CALENDARS APPROVED
The Florence Unified School District's Governing Board has approved to 2020-2021 school year, and 2021-2022 school year, calendars.
- Have a student promoting in a year, or two? You can see when that will take place.
- Have a high school student graduating in a year, or two? You can see when graduation will take place so you can notify family and friends now so they can make plans on hopefully attending.
- Or perhaps you have a child who will be entering kindergarten in the next few years and want to see when their first day of school will be? You can check out the calendar and plan ahead.
To see this year's calendar and the next two years CLICK HERE
2019-2020 NEW START & END TIMES
On March 12, 2019, the FUSD School Board voted to institute new start and end times and additional early release days for our K-8 schools. These changes were made to accommodate the increasing growth of our district as more and more families see FUSD as the best place to learn for their children. In addition, this will provide more time for teachers to be trained and collaborate to ensure students are reaching their full potential.
To view the new start and end times for each school in the District, please CLICK HERE
To view next school year's calendar, to see the additional early release days, please CLICK HERE
CHILDCARE OPTIONS FOR FUSD FAMILIES
The Florence Unified School District welcomes all families to enroll students in their local school. As a public school system, the district provides instruction and support for students in kindergarten through grade 12 during regular school hours.
However, because many families require childcare options before and after the school day the district has contracted with a childcare provider called Right At School to offer these services. Providing more options for families has been an interest of the school board and district administration.
Right At School curriculum features hands-on learning, multi-sensory activities, child-driven projects, daily fitness, team building, and leadership development.
For more information please CLICK HERE.
Average Teacher Salary Info
AVERAGE TEACHER SALARIES (A.R.S. §15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285)
- Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year) = $49,507
- Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year) = $43,993
- Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year = $5,514
- Percentage increase = 13%
Comments on average salary calculation:
- The average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 & 2019 include Prop 301 Base and Performance Pay.
The Governing Board approved the following definition of a teacher to clarify “who receives base compensation from Prop 301 monies and be eligible to receive a salary increase as a teacher”:“Any person eligible to be included as a teacher on a district’s FTE count submitted with its annual financial report, whose salary was paid under Program Code 100, 200, 300, 500; and Function Code 1000 (Instruction).