Washington Elementary School District

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The Washington Elementary School District provides education for more than 25,300 students in the north central Phoenix and east Glendale areas of Arizona. With 32 schools, WESD is the largest elementary school district in Arizona.


Gifted Services are offered at all schools, with approximately 1,660 students being challenged beyond the traditional classroom setting, including two self-contained programs that serve highly gifted students. Title I services, which offer supplemental education for identified students in need of additional assistance, are provided at 20 schools.

The district's attendance rate matches the state average at 95 percent. WESD's per-pupil spending is $6,554, compared to the Arizona average of $6,556.

WESD's Superintendent is Dr. Paul Stanton. The five-member governing board includes president Kate McGee, vice president Bev Kraft, and members Bill Adams, Tee Lambert, and Chris Maza. The district's office is located at 4650 W. Sweetwater, Glendale, Arizona, 85304.

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