Welcome to Carden of Tucson Charter School!

Life is a Joy, so should be learning – Mae Carden

Carden of Tucson Charter School seeks to develop students who are capable, confident, eager, alert, courageous, just, self-critical, compassionate, courteous, and happy. Through high standards and group collaboration the Carden of Tucson learning environment fosters reason, respect, and responsibility within the school and Tucson community. Carden of Tucson students graduate from the Carden community with confidence and understanding, prepared for their individual futures.

Carden of Tucson’s mission is to provide exceptional academic, physical, leadership, and social programs to enable each student to reach his or her full potential, and to prepare the students for success in their further educational endeavors.

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Charter School Annual Budget Forms 

Average salary of all teachers employed in budget year 2023$35,750
Average salary of all teachers employed in prior year 2022$36,257
Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year 2022– 1%
Percentage increase – 1%