Top 5 Best Safford Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,028 students in Safford, AZ (there are 1 private school, serving 23 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Safford, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Safford, AZ are Lafe Nelson School, Ruth Powell Elementary School and Dorothy Stinson School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Safford, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Safford have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Safford, AZ Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Safford, Arizona

Safford, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
919 W Thatcher Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
(928) 428-3954
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 Safford, AZ?
The top ranked public schools in Safford, AZ include Lafe Nelson School, Ruth Powell Elementary School and Dorothy Stinson School.
How many public schools are located in Safford, AZ?
8 public schools are located in Safford, AZ.
What percentage of students in Safford, AZ go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Safford, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Safford, AZ?
Safford, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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