1400 W. 11th Street
Safford, AZ 85546
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Safford High School serves 726 students in grades 9-12.
Safford High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Safford High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Safford High School's student population of 726 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
726 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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Date
Spring Break
March 14, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of School- Half Day
May 19, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Safford High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Safford High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#513 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
51%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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