Testing Schedule

Bell Schedule for AZ Merit Testing
Please note:
  • Bus routes will run on their normal schedule each day.
  • Senior students that are not testing are not required to come to school until the start of 1st hour.
  • Students who are on campus during testing time that are not required to test will be supervised in a study hall in the cafeteria.
 AZ Merit Writing (Monday April 17th)

Testing 7:00 -8:45

1st  9:00- 9:45

2nd 9:55 - 10:35

3rd 10:40- 11:20

4th 11:25-12:05

LUNCH 12:05-12:45

5th 12:50- 1:35

6th 1:40-2:20

 AZ Merit Reading (Tuesday April 18th) and Math (Thursday April 20th)

Testing 7:10-10:30

1st  10:45 – 11:10

2nd  11:15-11:40

LUNCH 11:40-12:20

3rd 12:25 – 12:50

4th 12:55 – 1:20

5th 1:25 – 1:50

6th 1:55-2:20

Important Senior Events

Saturday               April 29th          Prom at Trilogy Golf Course             7-11 PM
Wednesday        May 10th            Yearbook Signing in Cafeteria         6th Hour
Tuesday                May 16th            Awards Night in Main Gym               6 PM
Wednesday        May 17th           Senior Walk at FK8                                 9AM
Thursday              May 18th           Senior Breakfast                                       7-8 AM
Monday                 May 22nd          Graduation Orientation                    Celebration
                                                                      in Cafeteria 
                                                                       ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY

Tuesday                May 23rd            Senior  Finals                                            4-6 Period 
Wednesday        May 24th            Senior Finals                                            1-3 Period

Friday                    May 26th           Senior Disneyland Trip-- Depart 11 pm and return 9am Sunday.  E-mail dsilvas@fusdaz.org for more information

Wednesday         May 31st          Grad Practice on Football field        6-8 AM
                                    MANDATORY: NO SHOW/NO WALK!!!

Wednesday         May 31st          Graduation REPORT to the practice gym at 7 PM, Ceremony begins at 8 PM--DO NOT BE LATE!!!        

FFA Banquet RSVP

The Annual FFA Banquet will be held on the evening of Wednesday May 10.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Rudow.  

Summer School 2017

Click here for 2017 Summer School Information

Forms are available in the front office.

Call 520-866-3560 with any questions.




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Recent Announcements

  • SkillsUSA AZ State Championships! SkillsUSA Arizona held their State Championship on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.  Below is how CAVIT did, and FHS is highlighted. Firefighting:  Gold:  Brandon Mauricio, PBHS                   Silver:  Baylee Northern:  SPHS ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2017, 1:44 PM by Kathryn Gardner
  • Geometry Students Build Rollercoasters Honors Geometry classes were applying their knowledge of polygons to construct roller coasters. Each group used a marble for the car and the frame contained a number of different polygons
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 10:19 AM by Kathryn Gardner
  • Honors Algebra 2 Innovates with Giant Sticky Notes Algebra 2 kids presented their rational expression sticky notes today.  They used a large amount of spray glitter and made sure to add hearts and stars...it's truly the ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 10:06 AM by Kathryn Gardner
  • All FHS Seniors given the chance to apply to college for FREE! In conjunction with CAC, ASU, NAU, UofA, GCU, and UTI, Florence hosted a College Application Day where over 100 FHS Seniors took advantage of the opportunity to apply to at ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 10:42 AM by Kathryn Gardner
  • Ag Science Program Highlighted in Local Paper! In an issue of the Southeast Valley Ledger that focused on Florence Unified School District, FHS FFA stole the spotlight as the top story of the issue.  We are proud ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 9:20 AM by Kathryn Gardner
  • Cheer named State Runner-Up! The FHS Cheer team competed in Pom, All Girl Stunt and Show Cheer at the AIA Division 3 state championships.  Both Pom and Show Cheer took 3rd, and the ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 9:21 AM by Kathryn Gardner
  • Gophers crush Bears! FHS Senior Sebastian Hernandez lead the Gophers to victory by scoring 3 goals in the Gopher 4-1 win against the Coolidge Bears.
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 9:21 AM by Kathryn Gardner
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Message from the Principal


Dear Parents, Students and Community Members:

Welcome to Florence High School, where we are “Building the Champions of Today and Tomorrow”.  FHS is an “A” rated school that is very proud to maintain the only International Baccalaureate academic program in Pinal County.  With just over 900 students, the school is located in the town of Florence, a tight knit community with a long history of school spirit, tradition and pride. We are very proud to provide a variety of high quality academic and extra-curricular programs that are designed to help further engage and connect our students to school.   Students at Florence High School are educated in a safe and caring environment that places a great deal of emphasis on academic success and college readiness.  If you would like to learn more about Florence High School, please contact us so that we can answer your questions and explore an educational plan for your child. 



Thad M. Gates


Student Supports

Florence supports their students through:
  • 1 to 1 program (each student is issued a laptop computer)
  • Reteach/Remediation (students who struggle are given time during the school day to meet with teachers to make up work)
  • Intervention (academic counseling for struggling students)
  • FREE after school tutoring
  • Late bus route for students who stay for tutoring, clubs, or sports

International Baccalaureate

Did you know that Florence High School is the only school in Pinal County that offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) program?  

The IB Diploma Programme offers a demanding two-year curriculum of university studies that incorporates the best elements of schools from around the world. It is designed for highly-motivated high school students in their junior and senior years. The programme has earned a reputation for rigorous assessment, giving IB diploma holders access to the world's leading universities. The International Baccalaureate (IB) is the parent organization for the Diploma Programme and a recognized leader in the field of international education, encouraging students to be active learners, well-rounded individuals, and engaged world citizens.  

Please contact our IB Coordinator, Mrs. Val Coppell at 520-866-7028 or vcoppell@fusdaz.org if you have questions about our program or for how your student can register.

Florence HS Anti-Bullying Program

See the link under the "School Information" tab to review the Florence Unified School District anti-bullying policy. To report bullying, press the button bellow.


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