Top 10 Best Graham County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 6,921 students in Graham County, AZ (there are 2 private schools, serving 31 private students). 100% of all K-12 students in Graham County, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Graham County, AZ are Discovery Plus Academy, Dan Hinton Accommodation School and Thatcher Elementary School. 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 33% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Graham County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Graham County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Discovery Plus Academy
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
852 W 250 N
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 485-2498
Grades: K-5
| 114 students
Rank: #22.
Dan Hinton Accommodation School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
146 E 4th Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 485-2759
Grades: PK-12
| 108 students
Rank: #33.
Thatcher Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1350 4th Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7250
Grades: 3-6
| 561 students
Rank: #44.
Lafe Nelson School
Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 S 10th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7020
Grades: K-6
| 451 students
Rank: #55.
Ruth Powell Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1041 S 14th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7030
Grades: PK-6
| 546 students
Rank: #66.
Dorothy Stinson School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2013 S 8th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7010
Grades: K-6
| 560 students
Rank: #77.
Thatcher High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 North 3rd Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7270
Grades: 9-12
| 558 students
Rank: #88.
Pima Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
131 S. Main Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8051
Grades: K-6
| 519 students
Rank: #99.
Thatcher Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1300 North 4th Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7260
Grades: 7-8
| 291 students
Rank: #1010.
Safford Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
698 W 11th St
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7040
Grades: 7-8
| 483 students
Rank: #1111.
Solomon Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2250 South Stevens Ave.
Solomon, AZ 85551
(928) 428-0477
Grades: PK-8
| 188 students
Rank: #1212.
Triumphant Learning Center
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 E Main St
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-8422
Grades: K-8
| 93 students
Rank: #1313.
Pima Junior High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
192 E. 200 S.
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8101
Grades: 7-8
| 186 students
Rank: #1414.
Henry Dunkerson Pathways Academy
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
734 W 11th St
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7060
Grades: 9-12
| 44 students
Rank: #1515.
Safford High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 W 11th St
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7050
Grades: 9-12
| 778 students
Rank: #1616.
Pima High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
131 S. Main
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8151
Grades: 9-12
| 330 students
Rank: #1717.
Mt Graham High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 W Discovery Park Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-7060
Grades: 9-12
| 73 students
Rank: #1818.
Fort Thomas Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15560 West Elementary School R
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 485-2433
Grades: PK-6
| 217 students
Rank: #1919.
Fort Thomas High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Highway 70
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 965-5524
Grades: 7-12
| 243 students
Rank: #2020.
Mt. Turnbull Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Education Lane
Bylas, AZ 85530
(928) 475-2020
Grades: PK-6
| 125 students
Rank: n/an/a
Eagle Online Academy
3490 W Main St
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7200
Grades: 7-12
| 14 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift - Duncan High School
Vocational School
108 Stadium St.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift - Ft. Thomas High School
Vocational School
15502 W. Highway 70
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift - Gila Institute For Technology
Vocational School
615 N Stadium Ave
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 428-2950
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift - Mt. Graham High School
Vocational School
3200 West Discovery Park Blvd.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift - Pima High School
Vocational School
38 E 200 South
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift - Safford High School
Vocational School
1400 W 11th St
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift - Thatcher High School
Vocational School
601 N 3rd Ave
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(520) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift-morenci High School
Vocational School
473 Stadium Dr
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-3393
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gift-mt. Turnbull Academy
Vocational School
297 E Us Highway 70
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 475-3050
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
170 S. Main Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 387-8015
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
Rank: n/an/a
3615 Second St.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928) 348-7240
Grades: K-3
| 401 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mt. Turnbull Academy
Alternative School
297 E Us Highway 70
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 475-3050
Grades: PK-12
| 27 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Graham County, AZ

Graham County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
919 W Thatcher Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 428-3954
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Brighter Day Preschool (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
150 E 4th Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 485-2759
Grades: n/a
| n/a 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
523 S 10th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 428-2880
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Xxxxxx
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 348-8899
Grades: K-8
| 11 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Graham County, AZ?
The top ranked public schools in Graham County, AZ include Discovery Plus Academy, Dan Hinton Accommodation School and Thatcher Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Graham County, AZ?
33 public schools are located in Graham County, AZ.
What percentage of students in Graham County, AZ go to public school?
100% of all K-12 students in Graham County, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Graham County, AZ?
Graham County, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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