Payson High School

301 South Mclane, Payson, AZ 85541 | (928) 474-2070
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 794
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3.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 919, Payson, AZ 85547
School District Details
  • Payson Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,463
  • Graduation Rate: 67.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.4
  • Enrolled Students: 2,647

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 794
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 420 (52.9%)
  • Females: 374 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 67 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 268 (33.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 335 (42.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Payson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian344.3%
Black30.4%
Asian121.5%
Hispanic10513.2%
White64080.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Payson High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade23729.8%
10th Grade19023.9%
11th Grade20225.4%
12th Grade16520.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 53%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:47%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 9 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,393
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Payson High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,21549%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,30351%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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3 reviews for Payson High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 11, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The footbal team for Payson High is very talented for the 2010 season. They have excelent coaching and all the players are very respectful!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Community Member on June 17, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The football team at Payson took first place in state fall of 2008 in our division. The coaching team had to kick many "star" players off the team for drinking and inapropriate behavior off campus the year previous. It was a hard decision that I am glad they made. The boys on the team are all very respectful and reliable. Speaking as a community employer I am proud of the boys on last years team.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 19, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The football team at Payson High is the worst football team in the nation. My son feels like his self esteem lowers each day, the coaches arent modivating them in any way to win and he feels shut down. He plays on the defencive line and at his old school he was the star of the team, but now he feels like he is the loser of the team. He's thinking about just giving up. All i can say is, the coaches need to get it together.

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