The Balsz Advantage

  • Image of teacher with globe and decorative images At Balsz School District, we reinforce our commitment to high-quality education by providing our teachers with the tools they need to grow in their career and ensure their students succeed. We pride ourselves on providing a competitive benefits package to support our teachers’ livelihood and families.


    • Competitive salary and health care
    • Professional development opportunities, including a strong Mentoring and Induction program for new teachers in Balsz Federal loan forgiveness
    • Technology and computers provided for teachers
    • An exceptional location in the heart of the Valley of the Sun


    • Free all-day pre-school at Orangedale Early Learning Center
    • Balsz Community Education Foundation
    • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for students
    • Significant technology infrastructure with support from partners such as T-Mobile
    • A wide variety of community partnerships including Educare Arizona and the Bob & Renee Parsons Boys & Girls Club
    • Parent engagement opportunities

Student Comments: What makes a great teacher?

  • Two smiling students and decorative shapes "I like my teacher because she is nice, kind and encouraging. She’s never down and always happy. She loves teaching us and we love her."

    "I really like my teacher because she is very helpful and intelligent and she gives us great, fun activities to learn from. She’s kind and one of my favorite teachers ever."

    "I like Crockett because I have made so many friends and have so many opportunities to learn new things."