About the Scottsdale Unified School District

  • Located northeast of metropolitan Phoenix, the District serves the educational needs of students and families of 23,000 students across 29 campuses. Approximately 240,476 people reside within its boundaries. The District’s award-winning academic, arts and athletic programs draw students from Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Tempe and Scottsdale. A highly experienced, professionally certified teaching staff fosters a diverse and rigorous educational environment to develop the potential in every individual learner. Offering gifted learning, special education, career and technical education, and a variety of athletics, arts and enrichment programs and clubs, SUSD provides the rich environment today’s students need to explore their interests, develop important social skills and grow into tomorrow’s leaders. For more information, visit www.susd.org and follow along on social media: Facebook: @ScottsdaleUSD, Twitter: @ScottsdaleUSD, Instagram: @ScottsdaleUnifiedSD, NextdoorLinkedIn andYouTube.

Media Releases

  • State Biliteracy Seals Adorn Diplomas of  137 Members of Scottsdale Unified’s Class of 2020

    State Biliteracy Seals Adorn Diplomas of 137 Members of Scottsdale Unified’s Class of 2020

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 26, 2020) – When 137 members of the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) Class of 2020 put their high school diplomas on display, each diploma will bear an Arizona Department of Education (ADE) Seal of Biliteracy.

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  • New Leaders Hired for Arcadia High, Pima Traditional Schools

    New Leaders Hired for Arcadia High, Pima Traditional Schools

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 20, 2020) – New principals have been named to lead two Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) schools in the 2020-2021 school year. Dr. Cain Jagodzinski is Arcadia High School’s new principal; Christopher Hodo will be principal of Pima Traditional School. The appointments were approved by the SUSD Governing Board at its May 19 Regular Meeting, after a collaborative selection process that included feedback from Arcadia and Pima parents, teachers, staff and the community.

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  • Free Meals Program for Children Extended Through June 24

    Free Meals Program for Children Extended Through June 24

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 14, 2020) – Families in need will be able to receive free meals for children ages 1 – 18 through Wednesday, June 24. The Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) Nutrition Services Department is expanding its service to both extend the program for five weeks after the last day of school and to expand the amount of food provided at each weekly distribution.

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  • SUSD Celebrates the Class of 2020, Virtually

    SUSD Celebrates the Class of 2020, Virtually

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 13, 2020) – Commencement ceremonies for the nation’s graduating seniors are taking new forms in 2020, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. When surveyed recently how it wishes to celebrate its achievements, a majority of the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) Class of 2020 favored a traditional, in-person graduation ceremony this summer, if public health guidance indicates it is safe to do so.

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  • Thank You, SUSD Law Enforcement Partners and SROs

    Thank You, SUSD Law Enforcement Partners and SROs

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 8, 2020) – The nation honors, remembers and celebrates members of the 17,985 law enforcement agencies across the United States during National Police Week, May 10-16, 2020. Established in 1962 by a congressional joint resolution and proclaimed by President John Kennedy, National Police Week is a collaborative effort dedicated to honoring the nation’s law enforcement community, including fallen officers.

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