Enroll for the 2019-20 School Year!

Enroll Today The Pendergast Elementary School District has so much to offer including the new traveling Puzzle Bus Escape Room. Other programs we have available are...

- FREE FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN
- DUAL LANGUAGE PROGRAMS
- S.T.E.A.M. ACADEMIES
- FREE & REDUCED BREAKFAST / LUNCH

...and so much more!

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Pendergast Quick Tip

Quick Tip Logo The Pendergast Quick Tip is a system that allows students, parents, staff and community members to submit information to district administrators anonymously or non-anonymously.

Quick Tip allows authorized district administrators to receive tips at any time and have the ability to respond in a timely manner to issues that impacts the school or individual students.

The reported issues range from peer pressure, threats, depression, weapons, suicide and bullying. Anyone with access to the web or a smartphone has access to Quick Tip.

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Pendergast | First Things First Family Resource Center

Pendergast and First Things First Family Resource Center The Pendergast Elementary School District, through a partnership with First Things First, have developed the Pendergast Family Resource Center providing quality, comprehensive, diverse and streamlined services centered on a holistic view of early childhood education with neighborhood outreach as a core component. The services offered create a unique collaboration between the educational environment, families and communities combined with staffing support from caring, knowledgeable professionals.

OUR MISSION: The Pendergast Family Resource Center is a family-centered, comprehensive, collaborative and high quality outreach program that supports the development, health and education of all Pendergast Elementary School District families and the surrounding community with a focus on families with children birth to age five.

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What's for Breakfast and Lunch?

Cartwells logoFind out what's being served for breakfast and lunch at your school by accessing our new Online Menus >>

My School Bucks provides parents with a secure, fast and convenient method for adding money to their children's school meal accounts.

Meal Benefits Application >>

The Pendergast Wellness Committee would like to invite you to join us at our upcoming meetings. Dates & Times >>

Financial Transparency

Financial transparency image Pendergast is providing the following financial information in order to give our community with an open view of the financial status of Pendergast.

View the District's FY 2019 Revised Budget >>

View the District's FY 2019 Adopted Budget at the AZ Department of Education's Website >>

AVERAGE TEACHER SALARIES
(A.R.S. §15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10)
Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year): $50,920
Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year): $46,188
Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year: $4,732
Percentage increase: 10%
Comments on average salary calculation (Optional): Includes base contract salary, Classroom Site Fund (Prop 301) base salary, performance pay and 1.06% one-time pay for certified teachers coded to function 1000.

View the District's Spending Report for FY 2018 prepared by the Arizona Auditor
General: Pendergast Profile | Pendergast Profile - Text Based

View the District's Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year 2018 >>

View the District's Revised Budget for Fiscal Year 2018 which includes the allocation of monies related to the intended 1.06% teacher salary increase >>

View the District's Final Revised Budget for Fiscal Year 2018 >>

Pendergast Annual Financial Report for 2018 >>

Understanding the Budget: Find out more about how the Pendergast District spends money by watching this fun and informative video. View the Video >>

Visit the Pendergast Financial Services Department >>

Pendergast Partners in Education

Pendergast Partners in Education logo We would like to thank our Partners in Education who's generosity helps us provide an educational experience beyond what is possible with public dollars. These partnerships are vital in helping the community and Pendergast work and grow together.

If you would like your business to become a Partner in Education, please contact Kerry Pohlmeyer at 623-772-2206 or by email at kpohlmeyer@pesd92.org.

Visit Our List of Pendergast Partners >>

Pendergast News & Updates

  • Picture of BEE Recognized Recipient
    The Great Gats-bee Recognition Gala 2019

    On Monday, May 6, we held our 3rd Annual BEE-liever Recognition Dinner. The BEE-liever Awards are presented by the Pendergast Elementary School District to staff and community members who have made outstanding contributions to the students of the District. This prestigious award is the highest recognition given in the Pendergast District.

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    Pendergast District Partners with the Corning Foundation for $20K Grant

    The Pendergast Elementary School District was awarded a $20K grant from Corning Incorporated Foundation. he Corning Incorporated Foundation is a charitable contributions organization established by Corning Incorporated in 1952. Through leadership and collaboration, the Foundation strives to foster vibrant, enriching, and supportive Corning communities.

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    District to House the Treasures 4 Teachers Newest Location

    Treasures 4 Teachers is a creative reuse center that supports educators by providing free and low cost supplies from the community’s sustainable resources. This is accomplished through generous donations from companies and corporations; offices that are downsizing; overstocks, retiring teachers, the Kids In Need Foundation and individual donors.

    Find Out More >>

  • Picture of the Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life logo.
    Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life

    The mission is to empower youth to speak up! Encouraging students to be aware of warning signs and to speak up to a trusted adult about depression, suicide, grief, abuse and bullying is the first step to saving a life. These students save each other; SSS just give them the tools and resources to do it.

    Visit Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life >>

  • Picture of Jeremy Anderson School Motivational Speaker
    Partnership with Jeremy Anderson!

    We are so excited to be partnering with motivational speaker Jeremy Anderson. Jeremy Anderson knows how to connect with students and teachers in an amazing and transparent way. Jeremy is one of America's Top Youth Speakers, and one of the Best Keynote Motivational Speakers for Teachers.

    For more information about Jeremy and his services visit his website at  https://www.jeremyanderson.org  Check out some of Jeremy's motivational videos below.

    - Top School Motivational Speaker >>
    - Jeremy's School Take Over >>
    - Motivation for Teachers >>

  • Graduation Bee
    2018-2019 Promotion Schedules

    Kindergarten Promotions >>

    8th Grade Promotions >>

     

  • Graduation Bee
    Child Nutrition Programs Request for Proposal

    The Pendergast Elementary School District desires to contract with a Food Services Management Company to operate the District's food service program.

    Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 pm on May 15, 2019

    Find Out More >>

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    Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) Academies

    Pendergast School District is excited to continue the STEAM academies for the 2018-19 school year and expand programs to additional grade levels and  schools. The various academies are currently at 11 schools in the Pendergast District. A highlight of all academies is a focused, academic-based field trip and a professional speaker, every semester for all students to learn from and interact with.

    Find Out More >>

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    2018-2019 Curriculum Resource Overview

    The Pendegast Elementary School District is committed to providing a progressive, research-supported education for our students that encourages critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. Our curriculum sets high standards and high expectations for all students and fosters student engagement and learning across all content areas.

    Curriculum Resource Overview >>

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    What You Need to Know About Standard-Based Grading (SBG)

    Standard-Based Grading is a way for the school or teacher to tell you how your child is progressing toward mastery of a new skill or knowledge. Check out this handy infographic for a better understanding about what SBG is and how it benefits your child.

    Find Out More: English | Español

  • Pride Club

    Register Now for the Pride Club Before and After School Program

    We recognize the need for families to have an affordable, quality based before and after school program. The Pendergast P.R.I.D.E. Club provides a safe environment where staff guide students and promote their participation in multiple engaging activities.

    - P.R.I.D.E. Club Information
    - P.R.I.D.E. Club Enrollment Form
    - P.R.I.D.E. Club Enrollment Emergency Card
    - Parent Handbook 2018-19

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    Media Releases

    For additional information and past stories about the Pendergast School District, please visit our Media Section.