Dr. Steve Chestnut

Dr. Steve Chestnut is the Superintendent of the Maricopa Unified School District, where he was appointed in 2012. During his tenure, the district has increased its letter grade from “C” to “B”, implemented a unique academic focus at each school, and last November the community approved a ten percent override proposal. He was the 2010 Washington State Superintendent of the Year. 


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The Maricopa Unified School District in Maricopa, Arizona is located near Phoenix and serves students in Maricopa and the surrounding areas. Our district is proud of our dedicated and high-quality teachers and our outstanding facilities. Check out our Web site! We know you’ll be impressed and hope that you enjoy learning about all the many things our district has to offer.

As you visit our Web site, be sure to check out our school sites, learn how to take advantage of School Tax Credits, and take a look at our news and events to see the latest happenings in our district. We update our site frequently, so be sure to check back often to stay informed about Maricopa Unified.

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Butterfield Elementary School

Maricopa Elementary

Pima Butte Elementary

Saddleback Elementary

Santa Cruz Elementary

Santa Rosa Elementary



Desert Wind Middle School

Maricopa Wells Middle School


Maricopa High School



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