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  • Ruth Powell Elementary School
  • 1041 S. 14th Avenue, Safford
  • Safford Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Lafe Nelson School
  • 1100 S. 10th Ave, Safford
  • Safford Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Dorothy Stinson School
  • 2013 S. 8th Avenue, Safford
  • Safford Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 675
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • Safford High School
  • 1400 W. 11th Street, Safford
  • Safford Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 893
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Safford Middle School
  • 698 W. 11th Street, Safford
  • Safford Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 456
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Mt Graham High School
  • 300 W. Discovery Park Blvd., Safford
  • Safford Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 110
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1

Safford school information

Average Test Scores32%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools111,86379,221
Total private schools131624,874
Total post-secondary schools11487,963
The Safford, AZ educational system consists of 11 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Safford public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 11% lower than than the Arizona average and 36% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Safford public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.3% have completed high school, 12.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Safford

Completed 8th grade83.8%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.2%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%

Safford, AZ School Districts

Safford Unified District

Listed above are Safford Unified District, Safford schools. To customize your list of Safford Unified District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Safford Unified District schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pima, AZ2,47144%11%
Solomon, AZ28537%25%
Thatcher, AZ4,97230%40%
Safford, AZ9,61632%36%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Girard, OH9,61576%54%
Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,61334%30%
Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT9,60653%7%
Westwood, MI9,60443%12%
Orono, ME9,60154%9%
Safford, AZ9,61632%36%
Source: The Safford, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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