Marana High School

Marana High School
12000 W. Emigh Road
Tucson, Arizona, Pima County, 85743
 United States
Type Public
Established 1975
School district Marana Unified School District
Principal Allison Murphy
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1,953 students (Oct. 2010)[1]
Campus Rural
Color(s) Blue and Gold


Team name Tigers
Rival Mountain View High School

Marana High School is one of two high schools for the town of Marana, Arizona. It was established in 1975.




The student body is organized into distinct academies, each with a focus on specific career fields. Freshmen are introduced to the academy system through the Freshmen Academy. In the Freshman Academy, students cycle through all four of the school's academies, changing at the beginning of each new quarter, so they can make an informed decision in time for their sophomore year. The Arizona School Boards Association awarded the 2010 Golden Bell Award to the program.[2]

Business & Human Services Academy

The Academy of Business and Human Services (BHS) focuses on business administration, computer programming, marketing, design and merchandising, culinary arts, early childhood professions, and public service careers. Some Tech Prep courses are eligible for Pima Community College credit.[3]

Fine Arts & Performing Arts Academy (FAPAA)

The FAPAA focuses on fine arts education, with pathways in photography, fine art, digital media, band, orchestra, drama, and choir.[4]

MedStart Academy

The MedStart Academy offers a curriculum geared to the medical, fitness, and health fields.[5]

Science & Technology

The Marana Academy of Science & Technology offers specialized science, agriculture, and technology. courses[6]


Marana High is a member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. It is a 4A Conference school.

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

Activities and clubs include Academic Decathlon, Art/Anime Club, Athletic Training, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Cube Club, Culinary Arts, Dance Club, DECA, Drama, E.R.A.S.E., Everyday Christians, FCCLA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FFA, Flying Tigers I & II, International Club, Journalism, Key Club, Library Club, Marine Sciences, Med Start Club, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Orchestra, Photography Club, Speech & Debate, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions, S.T.A.N.D., Thespians, VICA-Automotives & Welding, Yearbook, and YES.[7]


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