Where Learning and Community Thrive!
Welcome to MUSD! Marana Unified School District has a long tradition of providing students with challenging academics, full extracurricular offerings, and experiences that enhance their personal growth and development. Beginning with preschool, free full-day kindergarten & Bright Start Talent Development and culminating with graduation rates higher than the state average, our certified educators provide a complete educational experience that inspires self-sufficient learners prepared to excel in college, career, and life.
Offering a diverse educational experience, the Marana Schools' offer gifted and special education, CSTEM course opportunities, a range of extracurricular activities and clubs, fine arts, distance learning, on-site athletics, before/after school care, and more. High school students can also pursue advanced placement (AP), dual enrollment, career and technical education, and a range of professional certifications. As a community K-12 school district, the District serves approximately 13,000 students across 18 schools.
Where students are inspired:
In Marana schools, the core focus is not simply to ensure that students are taught, but to ensure that they learn. Students are challenged, relationships are built, and teaching is focused on individual student achievement. An integral part of our community, Marana Schools partners with parents, local businesses, non-profits, and community members to provide well-rounded educational experiences that educate the entire student. Comprehensive K-12 curriculum is based on standards that provide a consistent framework to give students the tools they need to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens. When each student graduates, they will be prepared with the skills, knowledge, and values necessary for success in an ever-changing world.
Where students grow:
MUSD’s innovative and award-winning schools include:
- ten elementary schools
- two K8 schools, one focused on CSTEM
- two middle schools
- three high schools
- Early Learning Resource Center
The District provides countless educational experiences for students including online distance learning format, Summer Success credit advancement and recovery, an array of Career and Technical programs and opportunities to participate in a variety of Clubs. High School students can pursue Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses designed to engage all academic levels. Career academy choices allow high school students to select areas of academic interest that motivate learning and encourage exploration.
MUSD Best Practices and Processes
- 21st Century Learning Environments
- K – 12 music and physical education
- Early childhood education - preschool
- Free, full-day kindergarten
- Masters level, full-time counselors at each school
- Range of extracurricular activities grades 7 – 12 (activity buses available)
Inspiring students to learn today and lead tomorrow.
The Marana Unified School District, in collaboration with parents and community, will challenge all students to achieve academic and personal excellence in a rigorous, relevant and supportive learning environment.
- Deeper Learning
- Strong Relationships
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