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Pima Butte Earns PBIS Honors

(PHOENIX, AZ) – Pima Butte Elementary and Butterfield Elementary Schools in the Maricopa Unified School District care about providing a positive and safe learning environment for their students and community. The PBISaz Achievement Award recognizes schools for successful implementation and outcomes with school-wide systems of Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS). Award criteria required high scores on national fidelity and integrity assessments and measurable student outcome data.

Principals Mr. Randy Lazar and Mrs. Janel Hildick note that this award recognizes the dedication of school staff and our community to uphold their schools' expectations every day:


  • Be Responsible
  • Be Respectful
  • Be Safe

Together we are building a school culture that is more positive, proactive, and supportive for all our students so that they can be successful citizens and leaders of our nation. Our awards will proudly be displayed in our respective school offices and on our websites.

Pima Butte Elementary is committed to excellence and Preparing Students to Succeed in a Global Society Through the Use of Science, Technology and Arts Across the Curriculum.

Butterfield Elementary is committed to excellence and A Focus on the Subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) to Prepare Students for College and Future Careers.

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For more information about Pima Butte Elementary School, Butterfield Elementary School or the Maricopa Unified School District please call 520.568.5100 or visit the District’s website