Centered On Measures Positioning All Students for Success


The Paradise Valley Unified School District will be the national leader in setting high standards for student achievement in a college-ready environment that instills a sense of community. All students will acquire a thirst for learning through challenging and engaging content that is individually crafted to propel them into the 21st Century confident, poised, and prepared with skills that will endure the test of time and ensure individual excellence and success.


The mission of the Paradise Valley Unified School District is to cultivate, lead, and inspire world-class, innovative thinkers and expert communicators through a focus on the relationship between educator and student built around challenging, meaningful, and engaging curriculum.


ALL students can achieve…and ALL means ALL • The individual student is our main focus • The highest quality educators guarantee the highest quality education • Parents are partners and valued resources in the educational process • A global mindedness is essential for students • Technology plays a critical role in the lives and successes of our students • Community and business partnerships are essential


  • Instructional Goal: Improve instruction and learning to maximize student success, minimize student failure, and prepare students as successful citizens in a rapidly-evolving world.
  • Human Resources Goal: Improve and adapt instructional practices and learning environments to maximize student success.
  • Operational Goal: Maximize student success through the focused use of district operational resources.