The Agua Fria Union High School District delivers a quality education to over 9,700 students across five high schools and three alternative programs including Agua Fria Online. At each campus, we've created a rich and stimulating environment that empowers staff to meet our district's unwavering mission: Creating Choice. Crafting Character. Cultivating Community.

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
Autumn Daniels, 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 arts 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
Gretchen Hann, Principal

Areas of Interest:

  • Conservatory of Arts and Design
  • Agriculture Science


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 or kitchen, 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
Nichole Bundy, Principal

Areas of Interest:

  • Culinary Arts
  • International Baccalaureate Program


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:

Nate Showman, Principal

Areas of interest

  • Engineering
  • Graphic Design
  • Sports Medicine
  • Television Production
  • Project Based Learning

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"- Innovation, Diversity, Character, Community and Pride
Lyn Reid, Principal

Areas of interest

  • Agriculture Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Bioscience
  • Coding and Computer Science

Agua Fria Online

Agua Fria Online is the district’s answer to the community’s online learning needs.

Agua Fria Online offers students courses towards their high school diploma. AFO courses come from Edgenuity courseware, which is aligned to Arizona’s Academic Standards and Agua Fria Union High School District’s scope and sequence. Students may enroll in AFO for a semester or a year at a time, and maintain alignment to their 4 year academic plan.