Journey To Excellence

  • Strategic Plan For Chandler Unified School District

    Journey to Excellence logo. Circle badge with a rocket ship launching up into the sky.Chandler Unified School District uses the strategic planning process to determine goals for the district and objectives and strategies to achieve said goals. While this plan is fluid, dynamic, and adaptable; students, families, and staff will always be at the center of our Journey to Excellence.

  • Goals

    Learning Experiences

    "Unleashing true potential in EVERY student"

    CUSD students and staff engage in meaningful, innovative learning experiences using essential skills and strategies that foster continuous growth, establish pathways to achievement, and develop successful members of local and global communities.

    Community Engagement

    "Student success begins with the US in CUSD"

    CUSD families and community partners engage in the shared responsibility of personalizing experiences that contribute to the students’ personal, social, emotional, and academic growth.

    Innovative Organizations

    "Modernize and maximize to be future‑ready"

    CUSD staff illustrate future focused, adaptable instructional and operational practices that are equitable, efficient, fiscally responsible and data driven to ensure high quality educational experiences.

    Culture

    "Where Everyone Thrives"

    CUSD students and staff engage in meaningful, innovative learning experiences using essential skills and strategies that foster continuous growth, establish pathways to achievement, and develop successful members of local and global communities.

  • Core Values

    Collaboration

    Excellence

    Equity

    Integrity

    Efficiency

  • Our Mission

    To empower all students with the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to excel in college, career and life.

    Our Vision

    Chandler Unified School District is a safe and productive environment where students and adults are engaged in meaningful learning. Our diverse population is a strength, and a spirit of equity, collaboration and respect permeates our community. Our graduates are prepared for success in the global community and thrive as responsible and ethical citizens. Our families are confident in the district's commitment to their children's achievement and well-being. Our employees are respected and valued for their compassion, expertise and professionalism. Our community takes pride in the Chandler Unified School District as a premier District of choice.

CUSD Strategy

  • Learning Experiences

  • Community Engagement

  • Innovative Organizations

  • Culture

  • 91% 4-year graduation rate (well above the state average)

    7,907 Advanced Placement exams taken in 2023

    208 National Merit Finalists in the last 5 years

    $199.6 million in scholarships & 22,542 hours of dual-enrollment college credits awarded to seniors in 2024

    224 athletic state championships in the last 5 years

    One of the lowest teacher to student ratios in the East Valley

    Ranked a top school district in Arizona based on student and staff achievement

    Hundreds of longstanding community partnerships

    CUSD has four high schools in the top 50 of Arizona

    Students earned a total of $199,653,574 scholarship dollars

    An average of 3.29 service hours per student (76, 614 total hours)

    22,542 dual enrollment college credits

    82% earning a passing 3, 4, or 5 on AP exams

    Award-winning Fine Arts

    Career and Technical Education

    1,131 AP Scholars