Office of Education

The #20x2020 Plan In Action

May 25, 2018

On May 3, Governor Doug Ducey signed the #20x2020 plan into law, providing a 20 percent increase in teacher pay by school year 2020. 

“Arizona teachers have earned this raise,” said Governor Ducey. “And the #20x2020 plan delivers.”

School districts in Arizona have the flexibility to allocate these new dollars to meet the specific needs of their district.

See what pay raises school districts across the state have planned for this upcoming school year as part of the #20x2020 plan, so far:

  • Arlington Elementary School District: Arlington Elementary School District approved an average 10% raise for their teachers along with a 9.5% average raise for hourly employees. (LINK)
  • Avondale Elementary School District: Avondale Elementary School District plans to give teachers in their district a 13.25% raise and a 7% raise for non-function staff. (LINK)
  • Casa Grande Elementary School District: Casa Grande Elementary School District plans to give a 10% raise to certified staff in addition to a 4% raise for classified staff and a 3% raise for administrative staff. (LINK)
  • Florence Unified School District: Florence Unified School District plans to give a 10% raise to all certified staff, a 9% raise to administrative staff, counselors and coaches and a 5% raise to support staff. (LINK)
  • Littleton Elementary School District: Littleton Elementary School District plans to give certified staff 10% raises along with 7.5% raises for classified staff and 4% raises for administrative staff. (LINK)
  • Madison School District: Madison School District plans 10% raises for their certified staff in addition to 9% raises for classified and administrative staff. (LINK)
  • Mesa Public Schools: Mesa Public Schools approved a 10% raise for their certified staff and a 5% raise for classified and administrative staff. (LINK)
  • Sunnyside Unified School District: Sunnyside Unified School District approved 10% raises for their teachers, 7% average raises for classified staff and 3% raises for professional and administrative staff. (LINK)
  • Tolleson Union High School District: Tolleson Union School District approved 10% raises for teachers in their school district as well as 10% raises for all other staff. (LINK)
  • Union Elementary School District: Union Elementary School District plans to give their teachers a 10% raise in addition to 7-8% raises for all other staff. (LINK)
  • Altar Valley Elementary District: Altar Valley Elementary District approved a 10% raise for all of their teachers. (LINK)
  • Chandler Unified School District: Chandler Unified School District approved 10% raises for all certified staff in addition to 5% raises for support staff and 5% raises for administrative and exempt staff. (LINK)
  • Deer Valley Unified School District: Deer Valley Unified School District approved 12% raises for teachers, 10% raises for other certified staff, 7% for classified staff and 4% for administrative staff. (LINK)
  • Dysart Unified School District: Dysart Unified School District plans to provide teachers a 10% pay raise in addition to 5% raises for classified and administrative staff. (LINK)
  • Marana Unified School District: Marana Unified School District will give all teachers a 10% raise in addition to a 10% raise for support staff. (LINK)
  • Tempe Elementary School District: Tempe Elementary School District plans to provide 11% raises for teachers along with 5% raises for psychologists, health services, specialists and administrators and 2% raises for social workers, counselors and classified employees. (LINK)
  • Sahuarita Unified School District: Sahuarita Unified School District approved a 10% raise for all of their teachers. (LINK)
  • Vail School District: On May 15, Vail School District approved 10% raises for their teachers and voted to give all employees a minimum 4% raise. (LINK)
  • Washington Elementary School District: Washington Elementary School District has proposed a 15.5% teacher pay raise along with a 4.25% salary increase for support staff. (LINK)

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For more information or assistance, contact Governor Ducey's press office: (602) 542-1342.