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Location RAC: Enrolling Students, Last Updated on 6/19/2019

Providing Quality Education for ALL!

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.

Organization for instruction at Safford Schools:

Grades K-6 has been assigned to Dorothy Stinson School, Lafe Nelson School and Ruth Powell School.

The Safford Middle School will operate for Grades 7-8.

Safford High School and Mt. Graham High School are senior high schools of Grades 9-12.

If you have a student new to the District in Grades K-6, please contact Miss Lesley Huffenberger at the District Office at (928) 348-7025 or Or you may come to the District Office at 734 W. 11th Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to complete the form that will place your child's name on the list for the 2018-19 school year. Students are placed at the school which has the fewest in that grade.

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.)

The school will provide a form 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 Mr. Frank Gutierrez at 928-348-7045.

The daily schedule for each school is as follows:

Dorothy Stinson School is 8:15am-2:15pm - 8:15am-12:35pm early release days

Lafe Nelson School is 8:05am-2:05pm - 8:05am-12:25pm early release days

Ruth Powell School is 8:00am-2:00pm - 8:00am-12:20pm early release days

Safford Middle School starts at 7:40 a.m. and ends at 2:58 p.m.

Safford High School starts at 7:40 a.m. and ends at 3:10 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 under "Downloads" at the top of the page in the section titled "Enrolling Students." If you have any questions, please contact Miss Lesley Huffenberger (928) 348-7025 or

Enrolling Students Contact
734 W. 11th St.
Safford, AZ 85546
Phone: 928-348-7000 ext. 7025
Fax: 928-348-7001

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