Superior District & School News
Active and involved parents are the cornerstone of education, and we want to keep you as informed as possible throughout your children’s time in our schools. We designed our News page to help notify our parents of important district announcements as well as to provide a place to spotlight exceptional students and staff members. Please visit us here often!
Please mark your calendars for our fall 2020 benchmark testing.
- Reading Benchmark - September 29
- Math Benchmark - September 30
This testing is for all students 3rd through 12th grade. The specific assessments are the MAP Growth Reading and Math Benchmark assessments. We will conduct these assessments virtually. Students log in to their first-hour class for instructions. If they are late, they still contact their first-hour teacher for instructions. Students must have a school device to take the assessment. Please contact the classroom teacher with questions.
Superior Unified School District would like some input on how you feel we are doing. Please take a few minutes of your time to fill out the survey below. Thank you for your input.
The Superior Unified School District was notified on September 1, during the afternoon, that a staff member had tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member has not been on campus since Friday, August 28. Pinal County Health Department was notified and SUSD was directed to follow all COVID protocols to ensure our campuses, staff, and students remain safe. We will keep our Panther families updated with any changes.
Superior USD's Food Service Department will continue to distribute meals for the remainder of the remote learning process. You can pick up meals according to the locations and times on the lunch schedule for remote learning. Meals are available only to students enrolled in Superior Unified School District. We ask that all students picking up meals, please practice social distancing.
As we get ready to begin remote learning, we have expectations of our students. Please review the student expectations 2020–2021 and familiarize yourself with these expectations. We look forward to a great school year and that starts with you!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) recommend that reopening decisions be driven by the current prevalence of COVID-19 in the community and in consideration of the benchmarks released by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). The protocols that follow address the steps the district will implement to mitigate any risk once the decision to reopen for in-person classes has been made. The protocols are based on CDC guidelines and the enhanced social distancing measures described herein will be followed until guidance from Arizona officials indicates that relaxation of enhanced social distancing measures is appropriate. The district reserves the right to revise these protocols as needed based on guidance from state agencies and/or the CDC.
We will implement the protocols below across all district sites. We will also follow normal procedures for students who qualify for homebound or chronic ill services, as will normal procedures for employee requests for reasonable accommodation due to disability.
Superior Unified School District No. 15 of Pinal County, Arizona (the “district”), will hold a special 15% maintenance and operation budget override election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The total 15% budget override amount for the first year of the new override is estimated to be $418,204 and would be funded in that year by an estimated $1.46 tax rate per $100 of net assessed valuation used for secondary property tax purposes. The Pinal County School Superintendent will be preparing an informational pamphlet that will be mailed to households containing one or more registered electors within the district. Any persons wishing to submit an argument “for” or “against” the proposed 15% budget override (not to exceed 200 words) may do so by mail or hand delivery of the argument to the Pinal County School Superintendent’s office, 75 N. Baily Street, Building A, Florence, AZ 85132; telephone: (520) 866-6565.