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Union Elementary School District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of superintendent of schools.

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Maintenance and Override Election

The deadline to submit arguments for/against the election is Friday, August 8, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Read more >>>

Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget is Now Available

In accordance with our district's policy of full disclosure, we invite you to view the adopted budget for fiscal year 2015. Read more >>>

Third Grade Retention Information

We would like to make you aware of some significant changes to the Arizona Revised Statutes regarding the promotion and retention of third grade students. Read more >>>


Welcome to Union Elementary

School Tax CreditsWelcome to the Union Elementary School District website! We are located in Tolleson, Arizona, which is situated about 25 miles west of downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Our district consists of two schools: Hurley Ranch Elementary School and Dos Rios Elementary School.

Our district features award-winning staff, students, and programs focused on:

U- Unparalleled excellence
N – New and exciting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) curriculum for middle school students
I – Innovative, academic-based, teaching and learning
O – Opportunities to explore future careers
N – No exceptions, with all children capable of success through Kids at Hope

District Message

Dear Colleagues, Parents, and Community Members,

The Union Elementary School District would like to announce the retirement of Dr. Patricia Gillespie. Dr. Gillespie served as the district’s superintendent for seven years, and her commitment and dedication to the district has played an important role in the growth and success of the district. We congratulate her on her retirement effective June 30, 2014, and extend warm wishes for her future endeavors.