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District News

Governing Board Unanimously Approves Boundary Revisions Superintendent Gunning on School 16 site

Notification and details of boundary revisions will be mailed to families shortly.

Winter Break District Offices Schedule LESD District Office
Three LESD Governing Board Terms Begin Janaury 2019 Zuidema, Moran, Weathersby

Meet our new Governing Board members.

Remembering Caren Walker Caren Walker 1958-2018

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of a most beloved member of our Litchfield family.

Holiday Feast Lunches family eating school feast

Holiday Feast lunch schedule

Palm Valley Elementary will be Open on Thursday Palm Valley School

Palm Valley School to reopen on Thursday, Sept 27th.

Palm Valley Elementary School Closed on 9-26-18 Palm Valley Elementary School

Power outage causes electrical damage

Tax Credit Web Notification Kids playing sports

Proposed fees to be charged for Extra-Curricular Activities

Promotions and Milestones last Day of school picture with 2 students

Kindergarten, Fifth Grade, and Eight Grade Promotions

Two Verrado Schools receive "A+ School of Excellence" Recognition VES and VMS selected as A+ Schools of Excellence

Congratulations to both Verrado Elementary and Verrado Middle for being selected as A+ Schools of Excellence!

Message from the Superintendent Jodi Gunning
Special Needs Safety Event Be Safe Movie Screening Activity
Governing Board Vacancy LESD Governing Board Vacancy
Winter Break Office Hours holiday office hours
Machelle Enright wins Lifechanger of the Year Award Kids
APS Grant Recipients APS Grant Recipient

APS awards $500 Grants to several LESD teachers.

Help us Name School 16! School 16 land

News about School 16.

Open House Dates and Times Elementary students excited for open house

Open House Dates and Times for Each School

REMINDER: School Starts Monday, August 6th
Please register your child to ensure that they can start school on the first day.

Register Now for Extended Day for the 2018-2019 School Year Extended Day

Registration is open for Extended Day, our LESD before and after school program. If you register by July 6th, you are guaranteed a spot at the beginning of the school year. These programs fill up quickly.

2018 District PRIDE Award Recipients District Pride Awards

The District Pride Awards are presented each year to people from each school and department who go above and beyond in all that they do. These awards are sponsored by the Litchfield Elementary School Dsitrict Foundation.

Guest Teacher Job Fair 3/6/18 kids in classroom
Kinder Experience Kinder experience
Job Fair for Bus Drivers and Bus Monitors Job Fair - Bus Drivers needed
LTH Girls Varsity Volleyball Team takes 2nd place LTH Girls varsity Volleyball team fall 2018

Congratulations to the L. Thomas Heck Girls Volleyball Team!

Westside Impact Teachers of the Year Westside Impact Teacher of the Year

Teachers of the Year are chosen by their schools for their outstanding impact on students.

Middle School Honors Applications MS Honors
LESD Job Fair on February 3rd Job Fair 2018
Bus Routes Available Online Kids riding bus
New Students! register now for next school year

Register NOW for the 2018-2019 School Year!
New students must register before 10AM on Friday, August 3rd, in order to be able to start school on the first day of school, which is on Monday, August 6th.

Traditional Academy Applications 2018-2019 LESD Traditional Academy
Meeting to Revise the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget School Budget Revision Meeting
Governing Board Elections 2018 picture of voting place

Get to know your Governing Board candidates

Donated Backpacks Cutrano Az Troop Run donating backpacks

400 backpacks with supplies donated

AzMERIT 2018 Results Student Working on Computer

Student AzMERIT Reports will be sent home on Sept. 6th.

No Cost Summer Feeding Program Fruit Bar

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at No Cost for Any Child age 18 and under at the listed locations and times.

Kindergarten Jump Start Summer School Kinder Jump Start

Kindergarten Jump Start Summer School

This summer we are excited to offer our Kindergarten Jump Start Summer School Program. This program is offered to registered Kindergarteners that will be attending one of our elementary schools for the 2018/19 school year. There is no charge for this summer program!

2018-2019 School Year Calendar Revisions Revised School Year Calendar
Nurturing Parents Raise Great Kids Weekly Workshops Nurturing Parents
New Legacy Bricks Available Legacy Bricks on Centennial Walkway
American Dream Academy Parent Training ADA training

How to Help Your Child Achieve the American Dream!

David Schwake Retires David Schwake retires

Food Services Director Retires

Lunch Money Refund Requests LESD Students eating lunch





2018 District Spelling Bee Spelling Bee Winners
Applications for Open Enrollment for the 2018 - 2019 School Year now being Accepted Students enjoying learning
Welcome to the New Litchfield Elementary School District Website! Launch of the new LESD wesbsite
New Guest Teacher Application Process New Teachers 2017

Do you want to be part of Litchfield Elementary School District, choose your work days, and earn some extra money?


AZ D-backs Most Valuable Teacher Awards Crista Lair Diamondbacks Most Valuable Teacher Award

Three LESD teachers receive Most Valuable Teachers Awards at Arizona Diamondbacks games.

Mission Believe Mission Believe

Mission Believe

Our Family - Strong and Connected