Franklin Police & Fire High is a National Blue Ribbon School recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Franklin was one of only four Arizona Schools named! Additionally, Franklin is a silver medal winner, ranked as one of the best high schools in the State of Arizona as reported by US News and World Report and we are now a "Gold Medal" Beat the Odds School. Franklin provides a rigorous and disciplined physical and academic college prep high school education.  Students attending Franklin come to prepare for careers in Law Enforcement and/or Fire Fighting/EMS. 


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  • Expo Flyer

    The fourth annual Experience Phoenix Union High School Expo will be held Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Phoenix College. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students and parents are invited to explore all that Phoenix Union has to offer at the Expo. Attendees can visit all Phoenix Union schools in one location, meet students and staff, learn about the many programs, clubs and services offered, and take advantage of the first day to apply to a PUHSD school. There will be live performances by high school students, giveaways and interactive activities and all 8th graders will receive a free drawstring backpack.
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  • Volunteers Needed for Academic Decathlon 
    Academic Decathlon is looking for volunteers to judge the events. Click here to register or to find out more information.
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  • First Annual DDD Expo

    It is the First Annual Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) of 2016-2017 school year. All exhibitors have services that range from Employment, Training Programs, Adult Independet Living and Support, and many continuing Learning Opportunities for during and after high school services are completed. These Valuable agencies and companies are here to provide resources and support to you and your student.


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    The Phoenix Union High School District is hiring Bus Drivers! Drivers work six-hour shifts but receive full-time benefits, and start at $14.38 an hour.  For more information, contact the PUHSD Talent Division at 602-764-1100, or


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  • 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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1645 W. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85007 
602.764.0201 Attendance Hotline
Principal: Lorenzo Cabrera
Mascot: Thunderbirds
School Colors: Blue and Red
Year School Opened: 2007
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