The Schools

The Agua Fria Union High School District delivers a quality education to over 7,700 students across four schools. At each campus, we've created a rich and stimulating environment that empowers staff to meet our district's unwavering mission: All students college and career ready.

Agua Fria

Agua Fria is the first high school built under the Agua Fria Union High School District. Our motto is Honor First, Win or Lose, and it guides our academic, personal, and community-related initiatives.

Our open campus encourages both teachers and staff to interact often throughout the day. We're proud to be the Owls by demonstrating leadership, dignity, and the ability to be modest in victory and courageous in defeat. Agua Fria High School inspires the best version of yourself.

School Motto:

Honor First, Win or Lose
Thom Luedemann, Principal

Areas of Interest:

  • ROTC
  • Sports Medicine

Desert Edge

Desert Edge is defined by the spirit and togetherness of their campus culture. Students and staff take pride and ownership in their school while always looking out for their fellow classmates or colleagues.

Our focus is being part of something bigger than ourselves, and is demonstrated through our investment in technology and nature preservation. Desert Edge teachers and staff look to each other for innovative solutions to providing education.

School Motto:

We "R" DE. Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships
Julie Jones, Principal

Areas of Interest:

  • Business Technology
  • Agriculture Science

Millennium

Mindful, High Standards, and Spirit encompasses Millennium high school. Working together, teachers and staff engage students to be mindful of others, consider the consequences and respect staff and students.

This innovative campus encourages students and staff alike to utilize their full potential and produce quality work. Whether we're in the classroom, kitchen or greenhouse, we show enthusiasm for our school through the spirit of our actions, and mindful interactions with one another.

School Motto:

Mindful, High Standards, and Spirit
Tamee Gressett, Principal

Areas of Interest:

  • Culinary Arts
  • Agriculture Science
  • International Baccalaureate Program

Verrado

Working united as one community is the Verrado way. We think of ourselves as ONE VERRADO with students, staff, faculty, and community all focused on striving to achieve the same vision in mind.

Our open environment and state-of-the-art technology encourages teacher collaboration and provides small learning environments. We've eliminated the fourth wall of each classroom, and offer a guidance counselor and media center for each wing of the school.

School Motto:

ONE VERRADO
Kristen Tiffany, Principal

Areas of interest

  • Engineering & Graphic Design
  • Sports Medicine
  • Television Production

Canyon View

At Canyon View High School, our mission is to employ concepts of science, technology, engineering and math to activate student learning by connecting curriculum to real world problems and solutions through a project based model. We challenge our students to look beyond their own scope of experiences and dream what is possible and utilize the unique innovative building spaces to provide authentic learning that will prepare them for post-secondary success.

School Motto:

The Jaguar Way: Diversity, Innovation, Character, Community and Pride
Phillip Nowlin , Principal

Areas of interest

  • Agriculture Science
  • Business Technology
  • Health Sciences

Salary & Benefits

In addition to a collaborative culture and rewarding work environment, we also provide employees with an industry-leading comprehensive benefits package. Agua Fria Union High School District offers the following perks to full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
  • Tax Deferred (403b/457b) Investment Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability, Accident and Cancer Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Longer Term Care
  • Paid Leave and Time Off

Additional Income Opportunities

As a full-time teachers for Agua Fria Union High School District, you'll have the opportunity to earn additional income through extra-curriculars and tutoring. The following activities may be available to you, depending on the campus in which you apply:

  • Extra-Curricular Coordinator
  • Sport Coaching
  • Game Duty Assignments
  • Homebound Tutoring
  • Department Chair
  • Curriculum Development
Learn more about the compensation you could earn.