Agua Fria Union High School District

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Agua Fria Union High School District
Location
1481 N. Eliseo Felix Jr. Way, Avondale, Arizona 85323-2154
United States
Coordinates 33°27′09″N 112°20′10″W / 33.4524°N 112.3360°W / 33.4524; -112.3360 (District office)Coordinates: 33°27′09″N 112°20′10″W / 33.4524°N 112.3360°W / 33.4524; -112.3360 (District office)
District information
Type Public
Grades 9-12
Established 1955 (1955)
Schools 4
District ID 0400450[1]
Students and staff
Students 6,742 [2]
Teachers 319 [2]
Student-teacher ratio 21.12 [2]
Athletic conference Class 4-A Skyline
District mascot Mighty Owls
Colors Scarlet Red and Silver Gray
Other information
Website www.aguafria.org

The Agua Fria Union High School District is a high school district serving Goodyear, Buckeye, Avondale, and Litchfield Park, Arizona. It was founded in 1955.

Schools[edit]

High schools in Agua Fria Union High School District
School Agua Fria Desert Edge Millennium Verrado Canyon View
Location Avondale Goodyear Goodyear Buckeye Waddell
Year opened 1956 2002 1999 2006 2018
School colors Red, gray Black, silver, copper Purple, silver, black, white Black, gold
School mascot Owl Scorpion Tiger Viper Jaguar

Notes[edit]

  • Agua Fria Union High School, which serves a student population of 1,560, has undergone continuous expansion and modernization since it opened in the fall of 1955, though it maintains its rich heritage and tradition. Agua Fria High is a comprehensive high school with full academic, fine arts and athletic programs. AFHS has 25 Career and Technical Education programs ranging from Career Exploration to Computer Programming, Law and Public Safety, Construction and Healthcare, and an Air Force Junior ROTC program.
  • Desert Edge High School, was the first LEED silver-certified high school in Arizona and only the fourth in the United States. Desert Edge High is the district's third high school, opening in the fall of 2002, with classrooms for 1800 students. It is a comprehensive high school with full academic, fine arts and athletic programs. DEHS has 12 Career and Technical Education programs including Career Exploration, Graphic Design, Law and Public Safety, Sports Medicine, Business Management and Financial Services, and Cisco Network Academy.
  • Millennium High School opened as a freshman campus in 1979, and became a full high school within the next two decades. Millennium High is a comprehensive high school with full academic, fine arts and athletic programs. MHS has 29 Career and Technical Education programs, among them Career Exploration, Agricultural Science, Business Management, Teaching Professions, Computer Maintenance and Repair, Culinary Arts, Healthcare, Advertising and Marketing, and Animal Science.
  • Verrado High School is the district's fourth high school, opening in the fall of 2006. The district's second "Green" school, Verrado High features a smaller learning community of four houses within the school which provides an open learning environment where experiential learning opportunities abound. It is a comprehensive high school with full academic, fine arts and athletic programs. VHS has Career and Technical Education programs in Career Exploration, Television Production, and Pre-Engineering.
  • A fifth high school, Canyon View High School, has been designed; planned to open the fall of 2018, construction on the building has begun and will be located in Waddell. This school will use a smaller learning communities format.

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