At Cartwright we take our motto seriously, “Learning for all. Every child, every school, every day." We don’t just prepare students for high school. We prepare them for college, careers and the world. That’s what it means to provide a world-class education. Cartwright School District #83 proudly serves the Maryvale community. We manage 21 schools - twelve (12) K-5 elementary schools, four (4) K-8 elementary schools, four (4) 6th-8th grade middle schools and (1) preschool that currently serve more than 18,000 students. Two of our schools, Starlight Park and Sunset Elementary, have an "A" rating with Arizona's Department of Education. 

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Average Teacher Salary Notice per ARS 15-903(E)

Average Teacher Salaries


Special Education Teachers: 113
  1 to 15.0
Special Education Staff:         184
  1 to 9.2
Teachers full time
employees :                             925
  1 to 17.5
Average base salary of all
teachers employed in 
FY 2019 (budget year):
$ 49,870
Average base salary of all
teachers employed in 
FY 2018 (prior year):
$ 44,999
Increase in average teacher
salary from prior year:
$    4,871
Percentage increase:
Cartwright total average
teacher salary including
301, extra duty,
stipends, longevity, etc.
in school year 2016-17:

$ 57,515

Auditor General Spending Report Fiscal Year 2017
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