Tucson Unified School District

Tucson, Arizona

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Tucson Unified School District. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Tucson-Unified-School-District
  • 104th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $36k

    starting salary

    updated 10/17/2017
  • $44k

    max salary

    updated 10/17/2017
  • 3

    years to tenure

    updated 10/17/2017
  • 180

    days in student
    school year

    updated 10/12/2017
  • 187

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 10/12/2017
  • 47,367


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 2,639


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 66%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 03/21/2019
  • District is operating under an expired contract.
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal, but districts may choose to enter into nonbinding agreements with unions.
  • The primary union or professional association is affiliated with NEA.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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