Higley Unified School District

Dedicated to excellence in education

About HUSD

  • Higley Unified School District is a community of schools that share a common commitment to education and achievement for our youth and a sense of well-being for all. We focus on providing continuity from preschool to high school and offer a well-rounded education with academics, music, arts, languages, athletics, physical education, technology, and character education.

    Safety & Security

    Report bullying, threats, drugs, weapons, or anything unsafe by calling 480.279.7233 or by emailing safe.hotline@husd.org. Everyone is responsible for safe and secure schools at HUSD. Click the button below, to learn more or to make a tip.

    Safe Hotline


  • Budget Continuation and Bond

    The Governing Board of the A-Rated Higley Unified School District (HUSD) has placed two issues on the November 5, 2024, General Election ballot: A continuation of the existing 15% Maintenance and Override funding as well as a bond proposal for school safety projects, essential maintenance, school improvements, and transportation investments. Learn more by visiting our Bond/Overrides landing page.

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  • Credit Acceleration Through Higley Virtual Academy  

    HUSD is offering summer courses for credit acceleration through Higley Virtual Academy. 
    This opportunity is open to incoming freshmen/returning high school students. Courses cost $175 per session. Please note that enrollment must be approved by your guidance counselor. For more information, please visit our Credit Acceleration page.
    The deadline to enroll is May 26, 2024. To enroll in any of these accelerated courses, please visit www.husd.org/enroll.  
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  • HUSD Awards Teachers of the Year

    The Higley Unified School District Teacher of the Year Awards honor our dedicated educators for their incredible teaching practices and the impact they make on our students. This year, HUSD started a new tradition by honoring one District Teacher of the Year from elementary and another from secondary. This year's Elementary Teacher of the Year is San Tan Elementary teacher Adrienne Raleigh. Our Secondary Teacher of the Year is Higley High School teacher David Nuttall. For a full list of school honorees and links to their videos, check out this article.

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  • Tax Credit Donation Reminder

    We would like to remind families who are interested in making a tax credit donation this season, that this can be made for any one of our schools through our HUSD website.

    An individual may claim a nonrefundable tax credit for making cash contributions or for certain fees paid to a public school located in Arizona.

    To qualify for the credit, an individual must make contributions for qualifying expenditures per A.R.S. § 43-1089.01. The credit is equal to the amount of fees paid or cash contributions, not to exceed $400 for married filing joint filers and $200 for all other filing statuses. For more information, please visit Arizona Department of Revenue.

    We appreciate your support!

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Headlines & Features

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

  • 800.40 Full-time equivalent certified employees
  • 1 to 20 Proposed per pupil-teacher ratios related to providing Special Ed services
  • 1 to 15 Proposed per pupil-staff ratios related to providing Special Ed services
  • 0% Percentage increase in average teacher salary from the previous year
  • $85 Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year
  • $65,717 Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2022 (Previous Year)
  • $65,802 Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2023 (Current Year)