In the News

  • The Betty H. Fairfax 2015 Graduation Ceremony was featured on the Channel 12 News.
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  • Reggie Gilbert, former BHFHS student play for the Wildcats!
    Gilbert had 49 tackles, 512 tackles-for-loss and three sacks in 13 starts last year   
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  • Yale student from Fairfax, Viviana Arroyo, (class of 2014) is quoted in the news.

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  • Suhey Ortega, student, is recognized with the US President's Volunteer Service Award. This award  recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to service their communities and their country. Suhey will receive a certificate and letter from President Barack Obama. Way to go Suhey! 
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School News

Who We Are


    Betty H. Fairfax High School is Phoenix Union’s newest comprehensive high school, having opened in 2007, and graduating its first senior class in spring 2011.  Named after a Phoenix teacher, guidance counselor and civil rights activist, who inspired and motivated students over a 57-year career. The school has followed in Betty's footsteps, building a foundation of excellence. 

    Fairfax is committed to facilitating college-level skill development and access to college preparatory courses for all students.  This internationally-acclaimed, rigorous program makes a positive impact on  every student, teacher and course at Fairfax, and enhances its concerted effort to move students into post-secondary education.  
    Welcome to Betty H. Fairfax.

District News

  • OPEN ENROLLMENT is Available! Our high schools have it all – more classes, more specialized programs, more support and more opportunities than any other school district.  Make new friends and hang with your old friends; create memories; EXPAND your horizons; EXPLORE your future; EXPRESS yourself and EXCEED your expectations.  This is an exciting time for you.  Our job is to prepare every student for success in college, career and life.  Your job is to take advantage of all Phoenix Union has to offer.  ENROLL with us and you’ll have the EXPERIENCE of a Lifetime.To apply online or download the form, please visit Apply Today!
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    Principal: Chandra Alexander
    Mascot: Stampede
    School Colors: Midnight Blue and Columbia Blue 
    Year School Opened: 2007
    8225 S. 59th Ave.
    Laveen, AZ 85339 
    Phone: 602.764.9000
    Fax: 602.237.1023
    Attendance Hotline:
    602.764.9002 / 602.764.9003 
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    Mission Statement:

    We inspire students to show compassion to others through service.

    We challenge students to pursue academic rigor and excellence.

    We prepare students for college, career and life.

    We educate students for a better world.

    Vision Statement:

    Through real-life experiences, challenging academic rigor and compassion for others, every Betty H. Fairfax High School student will be prepared for college entrance or a career path, advancing their economic autonomy and social responsibility. 

    IB Learner Profile:

    Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-Minded, Caring, Risk-Takers, Balanced, Reflective

    IB World School  

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