Danny Brown has been the Superintendent of Clarkdale-Jerome School District since 2017.  Mr. Brown comes to our district with over 30 years experience in the field of education including 20 years as an educational leader.  He has taught at the secondary level and been a leader at all levels (elementary, secondary and post-secondary).  Throughout his career he has enjoyed working with diverse student populations that include students from various Native American communities . 

Mr. Brown states, "It has been a privilege to work with so many great educators, parents, and folks from the community.  The support I have received not only from our governing board, but from everyone throughout the district, has been tremendous.  Most importantly, the students at CJS are great!"

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Madisen Westcott has lived in the Verde Valley her entire life and in the classroom at Clarkdale-Jerome School District since 2019.  She enters this educational leadership role with an education degree from Grand Canyon University and a master’s degree in administration from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Westcott is married and has four children here at Clarkdale-Jerome School. She loves watching her children play sports, reading a good book and cooking.

“I love the Clarkdale Jerome School community—from the amazing, dedicated staff and teachers to the never-ending support from parents and families. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this amazing school. I look forward to the new school year, working with students, spending time in the classrooms and supporting all our Rams families.”

Her office is always open for your visits! Come in and say "hi."

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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


Free language assistance, auxiliary aids, and/or accommodations are available upon request.


“Every Student, Every Day, Preparing for Tomorrow”



To achieve high academic excellence

To cultivate personal accountability for all

To encourage citizenship and respect