Education in Graham County

Graham County provides a variety of educational opportunities to its residents. Links to available K through 12 both public and private schools along with higher institutions of learning are provided below.

Safford schools Thatcher schools Pima schools Fort Thomas schools Bonita elementry Private schools Higher learning schools

Safford schools

Safford Unified Schools District 1

734 11th Street
Safford, AZ 85546
(928)348-7000

Dorothy Stinson Elementary School

2013 S. 8th Avenue
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-7010
Fax: (928)348-7011

Lafe Nelson Elementary School

1100 S. 10th Avenue
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-7020
Fax: (928)348-7021

Mount Graham High School

1100 S. 10th Avenue
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-7020
Fax: (928)348-7021

Ruth Powell Elementary School

1041 S. 14th Avenue
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-7030
Fax: (928)348-7031

Safford High School

1400 W. Bulldog Blvd
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-7050
Fax: (928)348-7051

Safford Middle School

612 W. 11th Street
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-7040
Fax: (928)348-7041
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Thatcher schools

Thatcher Unified Schools District 4

3490 W. Main St.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928)348-7200

Jack Daley Primary (Elementary) School

3500 West Second Street
Thatcher , AZ 85552
(928)348-7240
Fax: (928)348-7220

Thatcher Elementary School

1386 N. 4th Ave.
Thatcher , AZ 85552
(928)348-7250
Fax: (928)348-7220

Thatcher High School

601 N. 3rd Ave.
Thatcher , AZ 85552
(928)348-7270
Fax: (928)348-7220

Thatcher Middle School

1300 N. 4th Ave.
Thatcher , AZ 85552
(928)348-7260
Fax: (928)348-7220
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Pima schools

Pima Unified Schools District 6

170 S. Main St.
Pima, AZ 85543
(928)387-8000

Pima Elementary School

101 S. Main Street
Pima , AZ 85543
(928)387-8050

Pima High School

38 S. 200 South
Pima , AZ 85543
(928)387-8150

Pima Junior High School

192 E. 200 S.
Pima , AZ 85543
(928)387-8100
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Fort Thomas schools

Fort Thomas Unified School District

15502 W. Highway 70
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928)485-2427

Fort Thomas Elementary School

15560 W. Elementary Road
Fort Thomas , AZ 85536
(928)485-2433

Fort Thomas High School

15502 W. Highway 70
Fort Thomas , AZ 85536
(928)485-2427
Fax: (928)485-2834
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Bonita schools

Bonita Elementry School

Bonita Elementry School

18008 S. Ft. Grant Road
Bonita , AZ 85643
(928)828-3363
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Private schools

Not every student in Graham County chooses to attend a public school district for his or her primary and secondary educational endeavors. Thankfully, the area is home to a handful of parochial and charter institutions offering private schooling for those who choose to take an alternative route to public education.

Church at Safford Christian School

3616 S. Highway 191
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)428-4234

Discovery Plus Academy

852 W. 250 N.
Pima , AZ 85543
(928)485-2498

Gila Preparatory Academy

1976 Thatcher Boulevard
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-8688

Seventh-Day Adventist School

544 First Avenue
Thatcher , AZ 85552
(928)428-6330

Triumphant Learning Center

201 E. Main
Safford , AZ 85546
(928)348-8422
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Higher learning schools

Easter Arizona College (EAC)

615 N. Stadium Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928)428-8233 or (800)678-3808

EAC is a public, two-year community college offering a number of associates degree and certificate programs to approximately 2,700 students on its main campus in Thatcher–plus many more at its additional campuses. EAC stands as the oldest community college in the state and offers the most affordable tuition in the Southwest.

Northern Arizona University - Thatcher (NAU)

Eastern Arizona College
615 N. Stadium Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928)428-8344
Fax: (928)428-3798
Email: thatcher@nau.edu

Residents of Graham County are afforded the chance to receive a four-year degree without having to leave, thanks to the NAU Distance Learning campus at EAC-Thatcher.

Here, students have access to five undergraduate degree programs and four graduate degree programs, plus certificate and endorsement offerings. NAU also provides a multitude of degree programs via its online campus.

 

Gila Institute For Technology (GIFT)

Office location
622 College Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
Mailing address
615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552

(928)348-3393

GIFT, a joint technical district, was designed to provide expanded and enhanced vocational and technological education to students 22 years of age and younger who have not received a high school diploma or GED, and are located within one of the participating high school districts (Duncan, Fort Thomas, Pima, Safford and Thatcher). Those enrolled can access Satellite Programs offered via each high school or Central Campus Programs located at Eastern Arizona College.

Arizona State University - Thatcher (ASU)

Eastern Arizona College
615 N. Stadium Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(928)428-8346

Arizona State University and Eastern Arizona College have established a partnership where you can complete your associate degree at EAC, and then pursue your ASU bachelor's degree through classes delivered on the EAC Thatcher Campus. And the best part, these programs will be just over half the cost of the same degree from ASU in Tempe - all while staying in the Gila Valley.

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