Mrs. Megan Brown,
BES principal, selected for Milken Eduaction award

The Buckeye Elementary School held an unsuspecting school assembly on March 31 with Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne and Milken Educator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley in attendance, where they presented a...

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BESD experiencing rapid drop in absenteeism

Buckeye Elementary School District has decreased its student absenteeism rates in a record-breaking time, improving the rate beyond the current state average.



Project Momentum catapults BESD’s success

Project Momentum’s emphasis on building up struggling school districts had led to a positive turnaround in the Buckeye Elementary School District


Valley school district cuts absenteeism rate in half in less than a year

BESD Buzz Spring 2023

Read our 2023 Spring Edition of BESD Buzz


2023 McTeacher Night Challenge Winner

Sundance Elementary receives an addition $500 donation from Buckeye's I-10 and Watson Rd McDonald's restaurant

BESD State Letter Grades

Results from Arizona’s 2022 AASA state assessments showed BESD to have far exceeded the state’s growth rate in student achievement.


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Latino Community Letter

The Buckeye Elementary School District is fortunate to serve a large and thriving Latino Community, and it is essential to us that we have a deep understanding of how to best serve its needs.


AASA Names ‘Lighthouse’ School Districts to Serve as Models to Help Transform America’s Education System

BESD named a "Lighthouse System" for innovation in education by AASA and the Successful Practices Network.  The recognition is centered around the newly opened John S McCain III Elementary, the district's ninth school.

Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries

WestPark Elementary named as a recipient of a library grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries.

BESD Awarded for Outstanding Financial Reporting

Association of School Business Officials International’s COE recognizes districts that have met the program’s high standards for financial reporting and transparency