Support Our Cartwright Students

By voting YES for the override election on November 8, 2022, you will vote for a continuation of the Maintenance and Operations (M&O) budget override first approved by the Cartwright School District constituents in 1990, renewed in 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2014, and 2018.

Not a New Tax

The requested budget override is NOT a new tax. It is a continuation of taxes associated with the current Maintenance and Operations override on taxable property with the District. Therefore, a successful override would simply maintain the existing override tax rate unless assessed valuation and or student population change significantly.

Vote YES to Maintain Cartwright Excellence

  • Help maintain the current class size standards
  • Fund all-day kindergarten District-wide
  • Provide instructional materials to promote increased student achievement

If this is just a continuation of the current override, why do we have to vote?

By law, voters must reauthorize budget overrides. This election is to renew the Cartwright Schools M&O Override already in place. Overrides must be renewed at least every five years to avoid funding cuts.

What happens if the Cartwright override renewal is not approved by voters?

Failure to continue the existing override will require a phase out of existing override funds and Cartwright School District would need to reduce spending. Ultimately, current student programs and services may have to be reduced or eliminated.

Cartwright Override Supporters

"Please join me in supporting our local schools by voting YES to continue the Cartwright Elementary School District's existing budget override."

Steve Gallardo Maricopa County Supervisor, Dist. 5

“I urge you to vote YES for Cartwright School District’s Maintenance and Operations Override election. Our students will be our future leaders, and they deserve our continued support!”

Mayor Kate Gallego, City of Phoenix

Cartwright Students

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