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
Agua Fria High School is a highly rated, public school located in Avondale, AZ. It has 1,725 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 38% in reading.
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
33 responses
Average ACT
23
141 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 141 responses
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  • 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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What I love about my school is the devoted staff and teachers I have been fortunate enough to have been educated under. My counselors have provided my class all of the tools and support we need to be successful through thongs such as text reminders, emails, newsletters, field trips, etc. All of my teachers are incredibly kind and ecstatic about the work they get to do. Very happy I go there!
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Agua Fria High School is an excellent school. From the clubs to sports to the classroom it is one of the most diverse, compassionate schools out there. It is also rated A+. The teachers, administration and counselors all care about the success and college readiness of their students. As a senior at Agua Fria, I believe no other school could have prepared me well enough for college and my future. Teachers go out of their way to stay after school as late at their student need to ensure they fully understand everything. More and more students are signing up for Advance Placement classes every year as well. Everything aspect of Agua Fria High School is exceptional.
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.