Betty Fairfax High School

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8225 S 59th Dr

Laveen, AZ 85339

(602) 764-9000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,494

Students Per Teacher: 17

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12 Parent Reviews for Betty Fairfax High School

I'm currently a JR and I have seriously wasted 3 years of my life here. Every single year I've attended, I've gotten at least 3-4 teachers that have no idea what they're doing. Also, the security guards and honestly the worst people ever. They're not afraid to talk to students with disrespect. The students ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/23/13

Im a freshman , so this school is bad because when my teacher left they gave us a subsitute who cant teach and not only that did not provide the graphing calculators every other class had them but ours. Also the school spirit is bad the security guards show favoritsm and the principle says academics ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/14/13

As far as academics, the school's great. The IB program is officially starting this year. Most teachers try to stay after school to help us out which I find great. However, the school environment is what I can't stand. Students here are very closed off and stay close to their own group/clique. We tolerate ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/22/11

It is extremely sad when the negative responses on this site is based from uninformed individuals. People tend more to complain than to give kudos. This school is focused on the student as an entire person, intending on rendering the community with a well rounded asset to the community. There is cultural ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/28/10

I'm currently a Junior at Betty H. Fairfax High School,. This school is very good at academics (IB Program) and athletics. Fairfax is considered a performing plus and one of the best schools is the PUHSD. Our school is currently growing at the moment with academics because its a new school, but is striving ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/06/10

Prinicipal is extremely uncooperative and malicious. Teachers readily spread rumors and negate each others authority. Students are wild and out of control, due to no enforcement from security or administration. Academic expectations are extremely low, teachers ar merely urged to "rethink" their standards ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/27/10

The Performing rating for this school is solely from children that have transferred in from other districts and happen to be there during state testing. Teachers are not very motivated. Classes and instruction lack structure. Students are out of control in most classes. There is little to no homework. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/10/10

Parental involvement is extremely low. The students are treated like children instead of young adults. Many of the teachers seem to have come here because they did not succeed at other schools and do not like being challenged by the students. Great teachers are willing to listen and learn from the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/10

This school lacks alot of well organized activities for the students. Possibly because it is so new, there is really no school spirit. Parental involvement is low. There have been several bomb threats in the last 2 years. The Principal really doesn't do much for the students and isn't very visible. While ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/19/10

This school has a lot of activies for teenagers. My daughter and son really like going to this school and coming home with straight A's. Teachers, Security Guards, and the Principal are great!

Posted by a parent on 12/11/09

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AIMS* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2012
Betty Fairfax High School
Phoenix Union High School District
Arizona
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Laveen schools — Betty Fairfax High School is located at 8225 S 59th Dr, Laveen AZ 85339. 8225 S 59th Dr is in the 85339 ZIP code in Laveen, AZ The school district for Betty Fairfax High School is the Phoenix Union High School District. Betty Fairfax High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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