Top 10 Best Graham County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 6,514 students in Graham County, AZ. Graham County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Graham County, AZ are Gift - Gila Institute For Technology, Thatcher High School and Discovery Plus Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Graham County, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Graham County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Graham County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gift - Gila Institute For Technology
Vocational School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
615 N. Stadium Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 428-2950
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
Rank: #22.
Thatcher High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 North 3rd Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7201
Grades: 9-12
| 395 students
Rank: #33.
Discovery Plus Academy
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
852 West 250 North
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 485-2498
Grades: K-5
| 116 students
Rank: #44.
Safford High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 W. 11th Street
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7050
Grades: 9-12
| 726 students
Rank: #55.
Thatcher Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1350 4th Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7201
Grades: 3-6
| 578 students
Rank: #66.
Ruth Powell Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1041 S. 14th Avenue
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7030
Grades: K-6
| 513 students
Rank: #77.
Pima High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
131 S. Main
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8150
Grades: 9-12
| 209 students
Rank: #88.
Dan Hinton Accommodation School
Special Education School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
146 E 4th Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 485-2759
Grades: PK-12
| 84 students
Rank: #99.
Solomon Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2250 South Stevens Ave.
Solomon, AZ 85551
(928) 428-0477
Grades: PK-8
| 201 students
Rank: #1010.
Bonita Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18008 S Ft Grant Rd
Willcox, AZ 85643
(928) 828-3363
Grades: K-8
| 86 students
Rank: #1111.
Lafe Nelson School
Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
1100 S. 10th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7020
Grades: K-6
| 492 students
Rank: #1212.
Dorothy Stinson School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2013 S. 8th Avenue
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7010
Grades: PK-6
| 631 students
Rank: #1313.
Gift - Safford High School
Vocational School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
622 College Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1414.
Gift - Thatcher High School
Vocational School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
622 College Ave
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(520) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1515.
Thatcher Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1300 North 4th Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7201
Grades: 7-8
| 283 students
Rank: #1616.
Triumphant Learning Center
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 E. Main Street
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-8422
Grades: K-8
| 86 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Gift - Mt. Graham High School
Vocational School
Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 West Discovery Park Blvd.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Henry Dunkerson Pathways Academy
Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 W Discovery Park Blvd.,
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7060
Grades: 9-12
| 44 students
Rank: #1919.
Safford Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
698 W. 11th Street
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7040
Grades: 7-8
| 456 students
Rank: #2020.
Pima Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
131 S. Main Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8002
Grades: K-6
| 388 students
Rank: #2121.
Gift - Pima High School
Vocational School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
662 College Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2222.
Pima Junior High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
192 E. 200 S.
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8100
Grades: 7-8
| 135 students
Rank: #2323.
Gift - Ft. Thomas High School
Vocational School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Highway 70
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2424.
Fort Thomas Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15560 West Elementary School R
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 485-2433
Grades: PK-6
| 267 students
Rank: #2525.
Mt. Turnbull Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Education Lane
Bylas, AZ 85530
(928) 485-9423
Grades: PK-4
| 92 students
Rank: #2626.
Fort Thomas High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Highway 70
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 485-9423
Grades: 7-12
| 226 students
Aoc-graham County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
919 Thatcher
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 865-2822
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Aspc - Safford/ft. Grant/a.c.i.
Alternative School
896 S. Cook Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(928) 428-4698
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Gift-mt. Turnbull Academy
Vocational School
Hwy 70
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
170 S. Main Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8015
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
3615 Second St.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7201
Grades: K-3
| 381 students
Jail-graham County Sheriffs Office
Alternative School
523 Tenth Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 428-3141
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Mt Graham High School
Reading: <50%
300 W. Discovery Park Blvd.
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7060
Grades: 9-12
| 67 students
Mt. Turnbull Academy
Hwy. 70
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 475-3050
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Graham County, AZ

Graham County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1976 Thatcher Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-8688
Grades: 9-12
| 55 students
1976 Thatcher Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-8688
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
919 Thatcher
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 865-2822
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Xxxxxx
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-8899
Grades: K-8
| 11 students

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