Litchfield Elementary School District

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Litchfield Elementary School District is located in the Southwest Valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area. With 17 schools encompassing 65 square miles in four cities (Avondale, Buckeye, Goodyear and Litchfield Park), we offer in-person and online learning opportunities, a school nurse on every campus, and an exceptional framework for social emotional learning. Our “A” rated district prides itself

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Today is . is extremely proud of all our teachers who with their passion & dedication, positively transform the lives of our students, leading them to and bright futures!


Inclusion & forming bonds between all students is important for the development of all students. Palm Valley Elementary School's Unified Sports Bowling event does just that. PVE PE Teacher Kelly Jordan does an incredible job of making this program excel.

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 10/04/2023

would like to celebrate the induction of the most recent Kiwanis Builders & K-Club officers from our very own Litchfield Elementary, Verrado Elementary, L Thomas Heck & Western Sky Middle Schools on October 2, 2023. Getting involved in community service is a great learning experience. Thank you to Kiwanis Club of Litchfield for a great event & for all your generosity & support you provide our community!

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 10/04/2023

Tonight's Governing Board Meeting celebrated our "Students of Excellence". These students, from various schools in the district, were celebrated for perfect scores in math & the highest scale scores in English Language Arts on the Arizona Academic Standards Assessment.

Photos from The Opportunity Tree's post 10/03/2023

Thank you Kierstin for passion and dedication to Litchfield Elementary School. It's an honor to have you on the team!


sends a BIG shout out to all of our outstanding custodians who keep our schools in Tip-Top shape so that our students can have clean learning spaces. Thank You for all you do! It takes us all to help our students succeed!

Photos from Arizona K12 Center at Northern Arizona University's post 10/02/2023
Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 10/02/2023

Today was Governing Board Showcase Day at Scott Libby Elementary School. Principal Kara Fox & her team did an exceptional job hosting Governing Board President Melissa Zuidema, Board Members Kimberly Moran, Danielle Clymer, Ryan Owens. Along with Superintendent Davidson & Executive Team members, the group was able to see first hand all the incredible work happening at Scott Libby. !


Superintendent Davidson teamed up with our partner superintendents Betsy Hargrove of Avondale Elementary School District #44 & Mark Yslas from Agua Fria Union High School District as VIPs for the Desert Edge - Millennium football game. Strong partnerships=Strong Districts!


education is critical to the success our students as we prepare them to become 21st century learners. Barbara B. Robey, a Leader In Me school, excels at getting our students ready for their future success.

Photos from Agua Fria Union High School District's post 09/27/2023

Our very own Superintendent Carter Davidson Ed. D. is an at this Friday's Desert Edge v. Millennium football game. It is a tremendous partnership between Agua Fria, Avondale & Litchfield districts. Don't miss what's sure to be a great game!

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 09/22/2023

A proud & honorable moment for the Litchfield Elementary Flag Raising Team as they led the Pledge of Allegiance at the honorary flag ceremony for the US Air Force at City of Litchfield Park City Hall earlier this week. Mayor Schoaf led the ceremonious honor.


would like to thank Sadie Davis & her team at Pespico for their generous donation of Gatorade that will help our middle school athletes hydrate for practices/games. Its support like this that demonstrate the commitment of our community partners to enriching the lives our students Verrado Middle School L. Thomas Heck Verrado Heritage Heroes Belen Soto Elementary School Wigwam Creek Middle School Western Sky Middle School

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 09/21/2023

Chef Ron was awarded a proclamation from Mayor Schoaf at tonight’s Litchfield Park city council meeting proclaiming October 9-13 National School Lunch Week. Chef Ron has elevated the quality of school lunches for our students.

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 09/20/2023

Litchfield Elementary School District is partnering with Luke Airforce Base for the launch of the Purple Star School Initiative. The Purple Star School initiative is designed to help schools respond to the educational and social-emotional challenges military-connected children face during their transition to a new school.

Superintendent Davidson is excited to be one of the four school districts in Arizona to be a part of this pilot program, along with Agua Fria High School District, Great Hearts Academy, and Dystart Unified School District.

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Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 09/20/2023

Honoring the Past and Embracing the Future. The Pie Tour carries on. Superintendent Davidson & Cabinet team serve up delicious apple & peach pie to Western Sky Middle School staff. Highlighted observations of the day and information sharing create a unified staff & district.


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is honored to join the nationwide celebration of Hispanic culture, history, and contributions. 🎉 This month-long observance, from September 15th to October 15th, provides a wonderful opportunity to recognize and appreciate the rich tapestry of Hispanic traditions and the incredible impact Hispanic Americans have made throughout history.
📚 Explore Hispanic history and its influence on our society.
💃 Celebrate the vibrant arts, music, and cuisine of Hispanic cultures.
🤝 Engage in conversations that promote understanding and unity.
Join us as we honor the incredible contributions of Hispanic Americans to our school district and the nation as a whole.


is thankful for our partnership & support from JustServe , a volunteer coordination organization. They brought in 125 volunteers to help beatify the grounds of L. Thomas Heck Middle School. is a great trait to instill in our young citizens as we can not do this alone.


Engaging students and building positive relationships is the & Superintendent Davidson leads by example. He took some time this morning for a quick game of H-O-R-S-E with some middle schoolers at the Belen Soto Elementary School open gym session.


Some of 's LeadershipT eam was on hand for Agua Fria Union High School District's new transportation building ribbon cutting ceremony. We continuously like to express our thanks for our partnership with such an outstanding district.

Photos from Agua Fria Union High School District's post 09/15/2023

is Thankful for our with Agua Fria Union High School District. They have been an instrumental collaborator in helping us meet our transportation challenges in helping get our students safely to school.

Photos from Agua Fria Union High School District's post 09/15/2023

Tonight's Governing Board Celebration honored and highlighted the outstanding work done by the Verrado Heritage Heroes Leader In Me team. Their dedication to creating a school environment that promotes learning, leadership and service to community is acknowledged by the state, national and international Leader In Me community.


honors & remembers those we lost. We send to their families that they find solace in their healing and to the first responders who sacraficed & those who continue to battle. Let us as we focus on what unites us.

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 09/07/2023

Our ASPIRE Teachers work hard to get their certifications. This great program enables college grads with various types of degrees, other the education, to get certified as a classroom teacher.


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wishes everyone a Happy Labor Day. We honor all who work hard to create a prosperous & strong community.


Friendly reminder that there is NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Friday, September 1, 2023. It is a Teacher In Service Day. There will also be no school on Monday, September 4, 2023 to celebrate Have a Great Weekend!

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 08/31/2023

Superintendent Carter Davidson & Executive Director of Operations Erik Stone take time celebrate Cake Day/Birthdays with staff. District Office Employee of the Month was also awarded.


Math at Mabel Padgett Elementary is made engaging & fun by Mr. Muñoz while Principal Leslie Willis helps the students navigate the problem. & lead to student success at

Photos from Litchfield Elementary School District's post 08/31/2023

Superintendent Carter Davidson Ed. D. shares the goals and aspirations of the district with members of the Rotary Club of Goodyear Pebble Creek at this morning's weekly meeting. Their support & partnership is instrumental.


Friendly REMINDER that tomorrow IS NOT an Early Release Wednesday. Also, on FRIDAY, SEPT. 1, 2023 there is NO SCHOOL for Teacher In-Service Day.


Community is at the heart of LESD79! Our parents and school community play a vital role in shaping our students' journey. Let's continue to stand united and achieve greatness!


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Good Morning! A friendly reminder that today is an . We look forward to seeing what great our teachers will engage in this afternoon.


Thank you to our community partner Sandy Simon for donating a U.S. flag to replace one of our worn flags. Executive Director of Operations Erik Stone & commend your


At LESD79, we're thrilled to celebrate the power of collaboration with our incredible parents and school community. Together, we're building a brighter future for our students! Our strong partnerships pave the way for success. Let's keep inspiring and supporting one another!


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272 East Sagebrush Street
Litchfield Park, AZ
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