• About Us

    Children learning science from their teacher.

    Cartwright Elementary School District is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and serves nearly 14,000 students in 22 schools. We are proud to have the only Maryvale area"A" rated school: Sunset Elementary. We have eleven Kindergarten through 6th-grade elementary schools, six schools serving students in grades K - 8, four middle schools with students in grades 7 and 8, and one Virtual Academy. Our district employs more than 2,000 people who proudly serve our scholars daily. Our motto is "One Team, Una Familia!" because we believe in elevating & celebrating each student's success as a family. 

    We offer a robust STEM program and two Dual Language Programs at Bret R. Tarver Elementary & Starlight Park Elementary.  We also offer FREE breakfast and lunch and FREE all-day kindergarten.

    The Cartwright District values technology and the importance of its use in the classroom. We provide Dell Chromebooks or iPads for scholars to use in conjunction with their lessons.