Spanning much of the Northwest Valley, the Peoria Unified School District is located in Glendale, Peoria, Surprise and Youngtown, Ariz. The district has a rich tradition of excellence, serving the community since 1889.
Peoria Unified is one of the largest unified school districts in Arizona and prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, career and technical education programs, specialized Signature Programs, free all-day kindergarten and championship athletic programs.
The district serves more than 36,000 students in 34 elementary schools, seven high schools and one non-traditional high school. In addition, Peoria Unified is proud to be the first district in the state to receive the prestigious AdvancED Accreditation.
The Vision of the Peoria Unified School District is:
"Every Student, Every Day, Prepared to Shape Tomorrow."
The Mission is:
"Empowering students to fulfill their potential."