A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
530 E. Riley Road
Avondale, AZ 85323
Telephone
(623) 932-7300
Website

Agua Fria High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
38%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
81%
Average SAT
1140
30 responses
Average ACT
23
134 responses
AP Enrollment
17%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.52 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.52 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 142 responses
Report
  • Favortie events are the pep rally's, dances.
    27%
  • Football Games
    22%
  • Also club events
    14%
  • The dance and talent show
    11%
  • Volunteer
    9%
  • Tailgates
    6%
  • Every single event that happens at my school.
    4%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,725
Free or Reduced Lunch
63%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.50 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.50 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
31.5%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.80 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.80 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.80 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$8,773/ year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.78 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.78 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.78 responses
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Agua Fria High School Reviews

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Its a really good school! The teachers are amazing, the counselors are out of this world and the school really tries to push for college readiness! However, the school is over 60 years old and it kind of is frustrating when you don't have very good infrastructure.
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Agua Fria has a very rich history especially in its tradition. The best time of the school year was in the fall during football season. From the Spirit Stomp to the game there was always something exciting going on. The teachers are always willing to help even if the student wasn't in their class, which is great because it really shows that they love what they do. Many of them had second jobs or evening classes and they would give up the little free-time they had to help out. There were a few downsides like food, admin, and things that would happen around the neighborhood. Overall, it was close-knit community whether you were involved or not.
This school is great! Everyone is incredibly accepting and loving of one another. The school is diverse and open to all religions, races, backgrounds and more. Academically, we are strong and ready to learn at all times.