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For the 2021 school year, there are 34 public schools in Graham County, AZ, serving 6,514 students. Graham County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Graham County, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Graham County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Arizona public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Graham County, AZ are Ruth Powell Elementary School, Thatcher High School and Gift - Safford High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is less than the Arizona public school average of 19:1.

Top Graham County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Ruth Powell Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1041 S. 14th Avenue
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-7030

    Grades: K-6 | 513 students
  • Thatcher High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    601 North 3rd Avenue
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-7201

    Grades: 9-12 | 395 students
  • Gift - Safford High School Vocational School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    622 College Avenue
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-3393

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Gift - Thatcher High School Vocational School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    622 College Ave
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (520) 348-3393

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Thatcher Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1350 4th Avenue
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-7201

    Grades: 3-6 | 578 students
  • 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
  • Gila Valley Learning Center Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    170 S. Main Street
    Pima, AZ 85543
    (928) 387-8015

    Grades: 9-12 | 17 students
  • Discovery Plus Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    852 West 250 North
    Pima, AZ 85543
    (928) 485-2498

    Grades: K-5 | 116 students
  • Pima High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    131 S. Main
    Pima, AZ 85543
    (928) 387-8150

    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
  • Dorothy Stinson School Math: 53% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2013 S. 8th Avenue
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-7010

    Grades: PK-6 | 631 students
  • Safford High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1400 W. 11th Street
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-7050

    Grades: 9-12 | 726 students
  • Solomon Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2250 South Stevens Ave.
    Solomon, AZ 85551
    (928) 428-0477

    Grades: PK-8 | 201 students
  • Gift - Pima High School Vocational School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    662 College Avenue
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-3393

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Bonita Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    18008 S Ft Grant Rd
    Willcox, AZ 85643
    (928) 828-3363

    Grades: K-8 | 86 students
  • Lafe Nelson School Math: 49% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1100 S. 10th Ave
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-7020

    Grades: K-6 | 492 students
  • Thatcher Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1300 North 4th Avenue
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-7201

    Grades: 7-8 | 283 students
  • Safford Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    698 W. 11th Street
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-7040

    Grades: 7-8 | 456 students
  • Triumphant Learning Center Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 E. Main Street
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-8422

    Grades: K-8 | 86 students
  • Gift - Mt. Graham High School Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3200 West Discovery Park Blvd.
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-3393

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Mt Graham High School Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 W. Discovery Park Blvd.
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-7060

    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
  • Pima Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    131 S. Main Street
    Pima, AZ 85543
    (928) 387-8002

    Grades: K-6 | 388 students
  • Pima Junior High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    192 E. 200 S.
    Pima, AZ 85543
    (928) 387-8100

    Grades: 7-8 | 135 students
  • 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
  • Gift - Ft. Thomas High School Vocational School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Highway 70
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-3393

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Fort Thomas High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Highway 70
    Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
    (928) 485-9423

    Grades: 7-12 | 226 students
  • Mt. Turnbull Elementary School Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10 Education Lane
    Bylas, AZ 85530
    (928) 485-9423

    Grades: PK-4 | 92 students
  • Aoc-graham County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    919 Thatcher
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 865-2822

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Aspc - Safford/ft. Grant/a.c.i. Alternative School
    896 S. Cook Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85009
    (928) 428-4698

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Gift - Gila Institute For Technology Vocational School
    615 N. Stadium Avenue
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 428-2950

    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
  • Gift-mt. Turnbull Academy Vocational School
    Hwy 70
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 348-3393

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Henry Dunkerson Pathways Academy
    300 W Discovery Park Blvd.
    Safford, AZ 85546
    (928) 348-7060

    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
  • Jack Daley Primary School
    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 student
  • Mt. Turnbull Academy
    Hwy. 70
    Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
    (928) 475-3050

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
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