Putting Politics Aside – We have a Republic to Save


TEMPE UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT Next meeting Wednesday, September 6

Agendas available at least 24 hours prior to meeting here | Governing Board Room of the Benedict Education Center | 500 W. Guadalupe Rd. Tempe, AZ 85283.

Board meetings typically held at 5:30PM on the second and fourth Wednesdays unless noted.

Board homepage here.

Superintendent, Executive Team, and contact information here.

School board members and contact info here.

School District Committees: None known.

Future meetings here and here: September 20 | October 4 & 18 | November 1 & 15 | December 13 | January 10 & 24 | February 7 & 21 | March 6 | April 3 & 17 | May 1 & 15 | June 12 & 26 [NOTE: Boards typically hold special public hearings on the upcoming year’s budget in June]

The latest Arizona Auditor General district spending report is here.

Districtwide the % of all students scoring proficient/highly proficient in ELA and math: 48% and 41%.

The 2022 per-pupil expenditure is: $11,330. For detailed district student achievement results see here.

Upcoming Bond/Override Election: None.

General Election – November 5, 2024: incumbents up for re-election

Armando Montero (D)

Berdetta Hodge (D)

Sarah James (D)

Declared candidates:

James Gabriel Garcia

Nicole K. Miller

Armando A. Montero


Ahwatukee FHN 8.27.23    Tempe Union and academics part of new leader’s DNA

Ahwatukee FHN 8.16.23    Major leadership change shakes up Tempe Union

Chandler Arizn, 8.13.23      TU addresses students’ academic proficiency

AZ Central 8.11.23               Tempe Union High School District superintendent [Kevin Mendivil] resigns 3 weeks into school year (The board plans

to approve academic, attendance and behavior-related goals for students during its Aug. 16 board meeting, which will

then be implemented across the district.)

ABC15 7.17.23                     Elementary school district prepares to head back to school (For the first time, Tempe Elementary School District,

Kyrene Elementary School District and Tempe Union High School District will move to a year-round calendar.)

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