Compensation and Benefits


Lake Havasu Unified School District #1 is a great place to work!

Besides being located in beautiful Lake Havasu City, our friendly District offers many benefits to full-time employees and provides opportunities for growth and stability.

LHUSD offers 


  • Competitive wages
  • Benefits
    • medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid Sick/Personal Leave
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan (Employee/Employer Matching)
  • New Teacher Orientation
    • 5 full days paid prior to the beginning of the school year
  • Mentor/Mentee Program
    • new teachers are paired with experienced teachers for the first two years of employment
  • College Partnerships
    • for certification, recertification, professional development
  • Professional Development
    • the District offers ongoing professional development opportunities to all staff free of charge. These courses may be used for recertification and/or horizontal movement credit if completed after school operating hours.
  • Proposition 301 money given to certified teachers averaging $6500 (with site goals having been met)
  • Innovative Technology
  • Early Release K-12 weekly for staff PD and PLCs
  • Community involvement and support