Safford K-8 School | TUSD

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School Schedule

School Hours:

  • 8:00 am – Earliest arrival
  • Elementary
    • 8:50 am - 2:50 pm – Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri
  • Middle
    • 8:50 am - 3:50 pm – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
    • 8:50 am - 2:50 pm – Wed (Early Dismissal)
    • Bell Schedule

If absent, please call 520-225-3000 Press #1 to alert our attendance clerk. Arizona State Law requires that you report all student absences.

Fax: 520-225-3001

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What Makes Us Special

Located in historic downtown Tucson, Safford offers quality inquiry-based education for students in grades K-8. Our students learn through global contexts and world concepts, exploring big ideas to find solutions for real-world problems. Through our learning activities, we ask students to examine the world and consider what they can do to make it a better place.

At Safford K-8 we are developing active, inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring lifelong learners who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Safford K-8, Learning to be Great!

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