Holbrook High School enrolls students in grades 9-12. Located in the west central edge of the City of Holbrook the school serves over 700 students, with a student/teacher ratio of 16:1. HHS fosters a whole-child educational approach as it strives to Help students Help themselves Succeed academically, emotionally, and socially. The adjacent Holbrook Dorm houses a maximum of 128 students, 64 male and 64 female, and is operated under the auspices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Around 350 HHS students ride school buses each day from the Navajo Reservation. School buses for the Holbrook Unified School District travel 2,500 miles each day transporting students to and from the schools. District buses travel an additional 600 miles each day transporting HHS NAVIT students. The HHS campus encompasses approximately 30 acres including the football, baseball, and softball fields. Additionally, the “Phenix School,” which is an off campus alternative school, consists of a 5,000 square foot facility and surrounding black top recreation area.
HHS proudly supports a diverse student population. The three largest demographic student groups consist of: Hispanic (10%); Anglo (18%); and Native American (70%).
Excluding dormitory students, Holbrook High School reports a 64% free and reduced lunch status.
There are forty-three certificated teachers on staff (forty full-time while three music teachers split duty between HHS and HJHS). Of those teachers twenty-seven have Bachelor degrees, fifteen have Master degrees, one has a Doctorate, and two have alternate CTE certifications without Bachelor degrees. Three teachers at Holbrook High School have obtained National Board Certification.
The teaching faculty at Holbrook High School has the following levels of teaching experience:
1-5 years: 15
6-10 years: 7
11-15 years: 8
16-20 years: 2
21+ years: 11
There are three licensed counselors with Master degrees. The Principal and Dean of Students hold Master degrees while the Assistant Principal has a Doctorate. The current administrative team is in its ninth year of operation.
Holbrook High School utilizes Title One funding, implements inclusion for special needs students, and has an Advanced Placement program. Additionally, Holbrook High School is part of NAVIT (Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology) with both on campus (satellite) and off campus (NAVIT Central) programs. Holbrook High School Dual Enrollment courses articulate with Northland Pioneer College.
HHS operates a seven-period/55-minute class schedule and implements a wide range of extra-curricular athletic, fine arts, and club programs along with an array of after school tutorials.