Welcome to G. Frank Davidson School

G. Frank Davidson is an elementary school in the Cartwright School District. Cartwright School District #83 proudly serves the Maryvale community and has a long history of providing educational excellence. We have 20 schools - twelve (12) K-5 elementary schools, four (4) K-8 elementary schools, and four (4) 6th-8th grade middle schools that currently serve 19,000 students. Our teachers are highly qualified and certified in their subject areas. With an amazing team of teachers, support professionals, and administrators, Cartwright School District #83 is providing a world class education to all students.

Letter from Our Principal
Christine Tamayo

Greetings Davidson Families,

Thank you for joining this journey with us to provide the best education for all students at Davidson. Our vision is to continue to create opportunities for all students to increase their levels of proficiency across academic areas. We value what each student brings to the curriculum and capitalize on connecting with all students. As your principal, I am proud to serve you and truly desire to help all students to progress towards their future goals and dreams.

This year will be exceptional! I am so thrilled to serve and work with a wonderful team and community here at Davidson that is dedicated to helping students to thrive. We believe that all students are capable of success... no exceptions.

Please reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns. I am always here for our students and their families.

Christine Tamayo,
Davidson Principal

A Message from the Superintendent's Office about Prop 206

The Minimum Wage and Paid Time Off Initiative, also known as Proposition 206, was approved on November 8, 2016.

Proposition 206 is designed to increase the minimum wage to $10 in 2017, $10.50 in 2018, $11.00 in 2019, and $12 in 2020. Starting in 2021, the measure will increase the minimum wage based on the cost of living index for Arizona. Effective July 1st, the initiative also guarantees 40 hours of annual paid sick time to employees of businesses with 15 or more employees and 24 hours to those of businesses with less than 15 employees. The measure entitles employees to accrue one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. The measure permits earned paid sick time to be utilized for an employee's medical care, an employee's need to care for a family member, a public health emergency or addressing domestic violence.

For Cartwright School District, more than 700 employees will be impacted, with a recurring annual cost in excess of $650,000.

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