Kenney Denney to serve as ASBA Rural Alliance president

posted Jan 22, 2020, 8:56 AM by Michelle Perey

Congratulations to Kenney Denney of the Kirkland Elementary School District Governing Board in Yavapai County, who was unopposed for president of the ASBA Rural Alliance. Mr. Denney will serve a two-year term in that capacity. In addition, as Rural Alliance president, he will also serve on the association’s Legislative Committee and Equity Committee.

Annual Financial Report--FY19

posted Oct 3, 2019, 12:59 PM by Michelle Perey   [ updated Oct 3, 2019, 12:59 PM ]

Centennial Celebration- October 4th

posted Oct 3, 2019, 12:53 PM by Michelle Perey

Join us in celebrating 100 years at Kirkland School. Friday, October 4th from 4:30 to 7 pm.

Adopted FY20 Budget

posted Jul 8, 2019, 9:08 AM by Michelle Perey

Click on the link to see adopted budget.

Average Teacher Salary

posted Jun 13, 2019, 8:01 AM by Michelle Perey


  1. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2020 (budget year)

$  46,898
  2. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (prior year)
$  46,536
  3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year
$  362
  4. Percentage increase 


  Comments on average salary calculation (Optional): All teachers were give a 5% raise over FY19. Changes in staffing account for the overall wage increase of 1%.

5. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018       $  41,488

6. Total percentage increase in average teacher salary since FY 2018       $  13%

Proposed 2019-2020 Kirkland School Budget

posted Jun 13, 2019, 7:58 AM by Michelle Perey   [ updated Sep 9, 2019, 3:43 PM ]

Bus Driver Needed--Position Filled

posted Jun 4, 2019, 10:25 AM by Michelle Perey   [ updated Jun 10, 2019, 12:40 PM ]

Kirkland School is currently seeking a candidate for the position of school bus driver. If interested please inquire at 928.442.3258 or send an email to

Qualifications: Must be able to be fully licensed and certified to transport students on a school bus. Pay: Beginning wages of $15.00 per hour.

2019-2020 School Calendar

posted Apr 3, 2019, 6:22 PM by Michelle Perey

Registration: July 31st, 2019
School Starts: August 5th, 2019

See attached calendar for all of the details.

Employment Opportunity-Position Filled

posted Apr 3, 2019, 6:20 PM by Michelle Perey   [ updated Jun 4, 2019, 10:22 AM ]

Kirkland School is seeking an appropriately certified, highly motivated elementary teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The position is for a combined 4th and 5th grade classroom.

Kirkland is a small rural elementary district with big expectations!

The district operates on a four day school week and utilizes Beyond Textbooks for curriculum mapping, benchmark assessments, and reteach and enrichment.

The right candidate will be qualified to teach in Arizona and have the desire to work with a small staff, filling many roles and have some experience in a small or multi-age setting.

Starting salary for the district is $34,310.00 plus Classroom Site Fund Dollars, 100% paid employee benefits, as well as experience (up to 5 years given) and education. Interested applicants should send a resume or any questions to Stephanie Jenkins at

Position is open until filled.

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