School News

  • Welcome visitors to Friday Night Lights

    Visitor parking for Friday night football games is located in the parking lot entrance off of 39th Avenue and Baseline. Turn south at the light on 39th Avenue, proceed through the roundabout and proceed to parking. Tickets are sold on the east side of the stadium, next to the visitor’s bleachers. We welcome you to Cesar Chavez High School.

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District News

  • Possible Bus Strike

    This message is for students who take the city bus to school.

    There is a possibility of a Phoenix Public Transit Department bus strike that may affect student transportation to and from school, beginning Monday, October 12.  A strike vote is pending as of Friday afternoon, October 9. We urge students and parents to arrange for alternative transportation in the event of a strike. You can get updates on the strike and if bus service will be affected at Valley Metro’s website,, or by calling Valley Metro Customer Service at 602-253-5000.

    Light rail will not be affected.  The following bus routes would be impacted in the event of a strike: 

    0-Central Ave.; 1-Washington/Jefferson; 7-7th Street; 8-7th Ave.; 10-Roosevelt/32nd Street; 12-12th Street; 15-15th Ave.; 16-16th Street; 19-19th Ave.; 27-27th Ave.; 28-Lower Buckeye; 35-35th Ave.; 39-40th Street North Phoenix; 44-44th St/Tatum; 50-Camelback; 52-Roeser; 60-Bethany Home; 70-Glendale/24th Street; 80-Northern/Shea; 90-Dunlap/Cave Creek; 106-Peoria; 122-Cactus; 138-Thunderbird; 154-Greenway; 170-Bell; 186-Union Hills/Mayo, the SMART (Sunnyslope) and DASH (downtown) circulators and all RAPID commuter routes: Central South Mountain East; Central South Mountain West; I-10 East, I-10 West, I-17 and SR-51.


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  • Our Phoenix Union High School EXPO for 6th 7th and 8th graders is happening on Saturday, November 7, 10 am – 2 pm at Phoenix College! You can meet current students, learn about the many programs, clubs and services offered, see student performances and take advantage of the 1st day to apply to attend for the 2016-17 school year! All students will receive a FREE DRAWSTRING BACKPACK while supplies last! In order to be able to complete the enrollment process, please bring your Birth Certificate, Immunization Records, and Proof of AZ Residency such as a Driver’s License, Utility or Phone bill.

    Visit: for more information in English.

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  • Connect2Compete
    Cox Communications is offering high speed internet for $9.95 per month for qualifying Phoenix Union Families. To see if you qualify, visit
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Who we are

Opened in 1999, Cesar Chavez is a large comprehensive high school in Laveen. Our highly educated and committed staff serves a diverse population of students with a wide variety of programs. Our curriculum is aligned to College and Career Readiness Standards and we constantly strive to ensure that our students have access to the knowledge and technology necessary to their success in college, career, and life. We offer outstanding academics, with one of the largest and most successful Advanced Placement programs in the district, allowing students to earn college credit in nineteen different courses.  We have an excellent tutoring program and support the success of our ninth graders with our Freshman House.  Students participate in our advisory program daily, allowing them individualized access to their teachers in the courses where they need the most support. Our AVID program promotes college readiness and teaches strong organization and study skills.  Our students participate in a wide range of sports, clubs, and electives, including excellent programs in the fine arts, the performing arts, and JROTC. A student who is educated at Cesar Chavez gains a solid foundation in reading, writing, and math, as well as a thorough grounding in the technology necessary to succeed in the 21st century.Chavez graduates have gone on to attend such outstanding universities as Yale, Stanford, and MIT. Parents have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream Academy and Future Sun Devil Families sponsored through ASU, to learn to help their children prepare for a successful college experience. Our graduation rate and college attendance rates are high. We are proud of our students and believe that a Cesar Chavez High School education provides endless future opportunities for success.



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3921 W. Baseline Rd.
Laveen, AZ 85339 
602.764.4405 (Fax)
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Principal: Schavon T. Waggoner
Mascot: Champions
School Colors: Purple and Silver
Year School Opened: 1999

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