Our office hours are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday. PLEASE CHECK IN AT THE OFFICE WINDOW TO THE RIGHT OF THE ENTRY....and remember: FACE COVERINGS ARE MANDATORY WHEN ON CAMPUS.



Clarkdale-Jerome School District has an opening on its Governing Board 

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Clarkdale Jerome Elementary School District Governing Board due to no candidate filing for election to the position.  Mr. Carter is accepting letters of interest and resumes of qualified voters who live in the district until Friday, November 6, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.  He will then interview finalists at the Clarkdale-Jerome office and appoint a new board member.

It's an important job to help oversee our district! For qualifications and information,



NEW After-School Pick-Up Protocols

Now that Clarkdale-Jerome School has opened for a couple of days, we have found the need for some adjustments in the after-school pick-up procedures. Supt. Brown outlines these changes for you.

Click here to review them    AFTER-SCHOOL PICK-UP PROTOCOLS



Moving to a New Learning Model 

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With In-Person learning beginning on Monday, Sept. 14th, here are some tips for transitioning from one learning model to another in the next three days.  You can remain in the CJSD Online Learning Academy without making any changes or you can return to regular face-to-face classes. If you have been in Distance Learning with homeroom teachers, you can switch over to the CJSD Online Learning Academy.

Just click here to see the options:    CJ Learning Model Transitioning


Click here for  Attendance Protocols and Safety for CJ's On-Site Learning Opportunities 

                            Here's the NEW Governing Board approved plan for the 2020-2021 School Year...A Great Big Welcome Back – The Phoenix

  just click here  Revised "Return to Learn" Family Communication/Mitigation Plan

as of Sept. 9, 2020

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As required by Arizona Department of Education, Clarkdale-Jerome School's Distance Learning Plan is available for your review.

 Click on this link CJ Distance Learning Plan



Recent updates from Superintendent Brown and Principal Doerksen...

Click on September 9, 2020

Click on September 3, 2020

Click on August 27, 2020



The Clarkdale-Jerome Elementary School District will have a special election on November 3, 2020, to seek District voters' approval  to extend our Maintenance and Operations Override. 

Click here to view the full Override Election Notice


The ballot informational pamphlet will include arguments for and against this renewal of our current voter-approved override. 

Please click on this link for more details on the ballot measure and how you can submit an argument     

Pro and Con Statements Information

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CLARKDALE-JEROME SCHOOL continues to keep you updated on how we're handling the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The COVID-19 Response Quicklink on the left will take you to resources and information that may be helpful. 

                                       OUR VISION

Every student, every day, preparing for tomorrow


·  To achieve high academic excellence

·  To cultivate personal accountability for all

· To encourage citizenship and respect   

Clarkdale-Jerome School  earned a "B" in 2019!

     We are proud to have the top

            accountability scores in the Verde Valley! 

See how we compare at

AZ Department of Education A-F Combined Scores FY 2019

Average Teacher Salaries for Clarkdale-Jerome School District
(as required by A.R.S. §15-903(E))

   Average salary all Clarkdale-Jerome teachers
employed in FY 2021 (Budget year)  .....  $63,940


Average salary all Clarkdale-Jerome teachers
employed in FY 2020 (Prior year)     .....  $60,793

   Increase from prior year .....  $3,177
Percentage increase from prior year    .....  5%

Proposed Ratios for Special Education
(as required by A.R.S. §§15-903(E)1 and 15-764(A)5)

Teacher-to-Pupil Ratio  ....  1 to 25
Staff-to-Pupil Ratio    ....    1 to 10


Estimated FTE Certified Employees
(as required by A.R.S. §15-903(E)2)

Prior Year -- FY20  ....   24.0 FTE
Budget Year -- FY21  .... 23.0 FTE

Arizona Auditor General Spending Report FY19
(click to see the full report)

Arizona Auditor General Text Based Spending Report FY18
(click to see the full report)

Arizona School Report Card
(click to see the full report)


Contact Us
Phone: (928) 634-5035
Fax: (928) 639-0917

1615 Main Street
Clarkdale, AZ 86324

School Hours

Front Office         8:00 - 4:00
Grades K-4          8:15 - 2:25
Grades 5-8          8:15 - 2:30
Early Release        8:15 - Noon

“Every Student, Every Day, Preparing for Tomorrow”