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A Tax Credit, which is the dollar-for dollar reduction of your tax liability, is better than a tax deduction, which only reduces your taxable income before taxes are computed.

Instead of sending all your state taxes to the State of Arizona, you can make a contribution to a public school. A.R.S. §43-1089.01 allows taxpayers a TAX CREDIT  up to $200.00 for “Single” or “Head of Household” tax filers and up to $400.00 for “Married Couple Filing a Joint Return” when contributing to EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES in public schools. This gives you the opportunity to help your local school. The tax credit is available to all taxpayers, regardless of whether they have children in school. It would be advisable to consult your tax advisor regarding your specific tax status.


Extracurricular activity means any optional, non-credit educational or competitive school sponsored activity that supplements the education program of the school. Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, field trips, outdoor education or character education programs can be funded with tax credit money. Extracurricular activities do not include any events that are recreational, amusement or tourist activities.

You may select which school and which program you would like to support. The amount of the tax credit you take does not have to be for the total allowance. You can make a difference in our schools with just $50.00, $75.00, or $100.00. In addition, the credit may be split between one or more schools and/or one or more programs. 


Complete the attached form and return to the school of your choice by April 15, 2020 or mail to the District Office prior to April 15, 2020 in order to take it off your State of Arizona taxes at the time you file for 2019. Arizona Tax Credit Donation Form
Create an online payment by going to this link  

It is easy! The District will provide you with a receipt verifying that you have contributed to an eligible extracurricular activity.

For more information contact Wendy Taylor at the District Office, 623-535-6000.

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize the Litchfield Elementary School District (LESD) either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction

Student Registration

students working in school

2020-2021 Registration will be by appointment only

All K - 8 registrations take place at the Litchfield Elementary School District Office located at:

272 East Sagebrush Street
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

(For Preschool registration information, please click here.)

Before making appointments please verify you have the following:

  • Completed 2020/2021 Registration Packet (packets can be downloaded using the Registration Information link to the left)
  • Current gas/electric bill (no water bill) or a current lease/purchase agreement with closing date within 30 days.
  • Certified birth certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Valid ID
  • If you have attended another school in the state of Arizona during the 20/21 school year - you MUST have a withdrawal notice from that school.
  • Affidavit of Shared Residence (If you are living with someone else and the gas/electric bill is not in your name). This form is available on the Registration Information link. The person you are living with will need to come into the District Office with their ID, current gas/electric bill and the notarized shared residency affidavit.

The Student Information Office cannot process faxed or mailed enrollment packets; parent/legal guardian must complete the enrollment process in person.

If you have submitted an Open Enrollment application, please wait until you have received notice of acceptance before signing up for an appointment.

Once you have verified all documents, click on the link below to make an appointment. (If you have multiple students please sign up for 2 consecutive time slots). Weekly appointment schedules will be available every Friday.

Please supply the following in the comment section for your appointment: Student name, birth date, grade, residential address, and the school you are looking to register for. If there is any additional information that would be helpful to complete your registration, please specify in the comment area.

Appointment Link -

We appreciate your understanding for the following rules during your registration process:

  • Please be on time for your appointment.
  • Please respect the 6ft social distancing guidelines.
  • Facial covering is required.
  • You will have to reschedule your appointment if you do not have all required and completed documents.
  • Student Information Department does not keep partial packets.

Litchfield Elementary School District offers Full-Day Kindergarten, Free of Charge, to all children who will be 5 years old prior to September 1, 2020.


Director of Student Information
Kim Savage

Student Registration
Gina Alvarez

Open Enrollment
Mishell McDaniel

Student Records
Sonia Esquivel

McKinney-Vento Information
Cari Schuler