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~ SCHOOL BEGINS AUGUST 7TH ~
We are happy to have you at Safford Schools! Below is information to help make a smooth transition for your child into a new school.
For the 2014-15 school year, school will begin on Thursday, August 7th. Times for each school are listed below.
Before registering at an elementary school, students in Grades K-6 need to contact Mrs. Gail Curtis at the District Office, 734 11th Street, to find out which school has the fewest students in their grade. A form will be given to the parent to take to the school. Registration takes place at the school site. The secretaries at the school assign the teacher according to the fewest number of students in the class. The secretaries also provide parents with information regarding lunches, buses, etc.
When enrolling, students new to the District must bring please bring the following documents with you.
• Original birth certificate (not hospital copy)
• Immunization record.
Additionally, proof of residency by the parent(s) or guardian(s) must be provided in the form of one (1) of the following documents, which bear the parent or legal guardian’s full name and residential address or physical description of the property where the student resides (no P.O. boxes):
• Valid Arizona driver’s license, Arizona identification card
• Valid Arizona motor vehicle registration
• Valid United States passport
• Property deed
• Mortgage documents
• Property tax bill
• Rental agreement or lease (including Section 8 agreement)
• Utility bill (water, electric, gas, cable, phone)
• Bank or credit card statement
• W-2 wage statement
• Payroll stub
• Certificate of tribal enrollment or other identification issued by a recognized Indian tribe
• Other documentation from a state, tribal, or federal agency (Social Security Administration,
Veterans’ Administration, Arizona Department of Economic Security, etc.)
A form will be provided for the parent to sign, requesting records from the previous District.
Three and four-year-olds with special needs may request screening for preschool. For more information please call Mrs. Kristen Walker at 928-348-7045.
The daily schedule for each school is as follows:
Dorothy Stinson School starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.
Lafe Nelson School starts at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 2:15 p.m.
Ruth Powell School starts at 8:10 a.m. and ends at 2:10 p.m.
Safford Middle School starts at 7:40 a.m. and ends at 2:58 p.m.
Safford High School starts at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 3:14 p.m.
Mt. Graham High School starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.
Students in Grades 7-8 will register for school at the Safford Middle School office at 612 11th Street. Please Safford Middle School web page for registration information.
New High School students, Grades 9-12, need to meet with a counselor before enrolling at Safford High School. The principal at our alternative high school, Mt. Graham High School, meets with students prior to enrolling. Please see Safford High School and Mt. Graham High School web pages for registration information.
Students residing outside District boundaries, wishing to attend Safford Schools, must submit an open enrollment application. Applications are available at the District Office or at this website in the section titled "Enrolling Students Information." If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Curtis at (928) 348-7007.
2014-2015 School Calendar|
At the February Board Meeting the Governing Board approved the 2014-15 School Calendar as submitted by the Calendar Committee. The 2014-15 School Calendar is available under "Downloads" on our website.
We would like once again to extend appreciation to those who served on the Calendar Committee.
School events can be viewed on each school's website by clicking on the calendar button once you navigate to each school's website. You can also subscribe to any of the calendars from the calendar page.
2013 ASBA Total Board Award|
ASBA Awards Banquet Honors Governing Boards Statewide. A record sixteen school districts earned the 2013 ASBA (Arizona School Boards Association) Total Board Award, which is granted to a governing board when the entire board has attained a predetermined level of training. Mr. DeLaO, Board President, and Mrs. Julie Cluff, Board Member, attended the Annual ASBA Conference and accepted the award on behalf of the Safford Unified School District Governing Board, Mr. Mike DeLaO, Mrs. Julie Cluff, Mr. Craig Hackett, Mrs. Diane Junion, and Mrs. Shirley Turner Chaplin received this prestigious award. They are to be commended individually and as a group for their commitment to education and their dedication to serving in our District and community.
Trying to get in better shape this year? Join our 100 Miles in 100 Days event and get motivated.
Self-Reporting program based on integrity.
Open to SUSD employees, family, and friends.
Starts January 21, 2014 or you can register a start date as early as Jan. 1st, 2014 if you have already been walking and recording your daily progress.
Final day of event is April 30th (which is 100 days from Jan. 21st).
You do not have to walk every day or any minimum amount per day.
Record your progress in miles or steps.
Report a daily total for each day you walk.
We are excited to debut our NEW WEBSITE!
You can now enter multiple days, see all of your entries, and view your progress.
Map My Run is a great FREE website with a mobile app to help track your daily progress as you walk if you have a smartphone.
Sponsored by SUSD Wellness Program
Questions? Contact Susan Lindsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 928-965-3222.
|Crisis Response Team Available|
Click here to be redirected to the Safford Schools Crisis Response Team Site.