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Parents and Students


The Sunnyside District supports families by providing the following: Full-time registered nurse, counselor, physical education teacher and campus monitor at every school.

Promotion and Graduation dates

Parent Engagement
Success in school starts at home. The Sunnyside Unified School District recognizes the importance of effective partnerships between the school and families and strives to welcome, inform and engage parents believing that parent involvement is critical to students’ academic achievement.

Student Accident Insurance
The Sunnyside District has selected the Student Insurance plan from K & K Insurance Group to make reliable coverage available to parents. If you don’t have other insurance, this plan may be a resource to consider. Additionally, even if you have other coverage, this plan can help fill expensive "gaps" caused by deductible and co-pays. For full coverage details, and to purchase insurance at any time during the school year visit Payments can be made via credit card or echeck. See also online enrollment instructions.

Family Resource and Wellness Centers
FRWCs provide educational, medical, mental health, recreational and social services to Sunnyside children, adults and families in order to promote healthy lives and remove barriers to success. Visit the FRWC webpage.

Health Services
For information please visit the Health and Wellness page or contact the Director at 545-2014.

Nutritious meals
Every Sunnyside District school provides a Free and Reduced Meals Program for eligible students.

Student Records and Transcripts
If you are in need of student transcripts, please contact Aaron Haenel, the district’s custodian of student records. He can be reached at 545-2395. His fax number is 545-2396.

Free bus transportation to and from school is provided for elementary and middle school students who live more than one mile from school, and for high school students who live more than one and a half miles from school. Students attending through open enrollment must provide their own transportation.

The Sunnyside District supports students by providing the following:

More helpful information for students and parents

Online Enrollment Instructions (2012-2013).pdf142.76 KB

Student Rights Handbook

Link to Valencia Library

SUSD's One-to-One Computing Tech-savvy.

...has Career Academies.

...believes in Marketing and Open Enrollment.

...has doubled college enrollment numbers. Our graduates are college and career ready.

...expects students to graduate. We have doubled graduation numbers over the past six years. Online Learning. With anywhere anytime learning, SOSA and GradLink2. Innovation. We don’t have textbooks, we LOG ON to learn.

...doesn’t just bridge the digital divide. We are eliminating it with One-to-One Laptops.

...inspires students. We are preparing students for the 21st Century and the world. where Champions are Made. Sunnyside Little League World Series Champions and Sunnyside Wrestling Arizona State Division One Champions.

...starts working towards graduation before kindergarten. Award winning Ocotillo Early Learning Center. nationally recognized as being an innovator with technology, and inspired the U.S. Secretary of Education to come see why.