Top 5 Best Payson Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,339 students in Payson, AZ (there are 1 private school, serving 176 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Payson, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Payson, AZ are Payson Center For Success High School, Julia Randall Elementary School and Payson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Payson, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Payson have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Payson, AZ Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Payson Center For Success High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
514 W Wade Ln
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-5895
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: #22.
Julia Randall Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
902 W Main St
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 468-2600
Grades: 2-5
| 552 students
Rank: #33.
Payson High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Mclane Rd
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-5788
Grades: 9-12
| 797 students
Rank: #44.
Rim Country Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
304 S Meadow St
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-3062
Grades: 6-8
| 569 students
Rank: #55.
Payson Center For Success - Online
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
902 W Main St
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-5891
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
500 East Rancho Road
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-5801
Grades: K-2
| 421 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Payson, Arizona

Payson, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1000 East Frontier St
Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 474-2070
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
166 Ezell Ln
Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 534-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 16 students
112 W Cedar Lane, Unit 122
Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 468-8509
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
249 W Standage Dr
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 478-4706
Grades: K-10
| 27 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Payson, AZ?
The top ranked public schools in Payson, AZ include Payson Center For Success High School, Julia Randall Elementary School and Payson High School.
How many public schools are located in Payson, AZ?
6 public schools are located in Payson, AZ.
What percentage of students in Payson, AZ go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Payson, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Payson, AZ?
Payson, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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