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Welcome To Safford Schools!
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.
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. Alice Strain at 928-348-7054.
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.
2013-2014 School Calendar|
The 2013-14 School Calendar is available under "Downloads" on our website.
District and school events can be viewed on individual web pages 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.
SMS Students Win 2nd Place in International Competition|
Safford Middle School students, recently won second place in the International KC3 ~ Kids Creating Community Content Videoconferencing Competition, Returning Middle School Division.
The students were involved in every aspect of the research, creation and broadcast of their original program titled “Copper is Our Star”. Through the school’s videoconferencing, the students connected with a class in Victor, Montana and shared what they had discovered about the importance of copper to our state and local area. The students were able to share this unique virtual tour from our school using interactive videoconferencing technology.
Mrs. Arrington facilitated a student team comprised of Tyler Crohn, Summer Dahlquist-Tookey, Emily Eaton, Mariah Gherna, Yenica Gil Ayala, Crystal Haase, Trinity Langston, Monica Larez, Charlotte Peterson, Cameron Rios, Alexis Ronning, Quentin Sanchez, Sabian Shupe, Hallie Skinner, Taylor Swapp, Brianna Varnam, Jozabelle Verhelst, Estefana Villalba, and Ryan Wilson. Congratulations to these students!
“I think this (KC3) was one of the most beneficial things I've done in terms of student engagement to the curriculum in all of the years I've been teaching”. Mrs. Arrington
In past competitions, Students from Safford Middle School have placed 4th (2011) and 3rd (2012). This year’s second place finish is best to date.
|Crisis Response Team Available|
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