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10 Things You Know Are True If You Went To A Small High School In Arizona

High school is a formative time in modern adolescence but there’s something a little special about having that experience in a small town. To me, a city kid, it seems like an idyllic setting right out of the movies. Both of my parents grew up in small town Arizona, so it’s fun to talk with them about their high school experiences and to discover how different it was from mine (my graduating high school class had between 800 and 900 students). How many of these experiences can you relate to?

Want to indulge in some other small town experiences? Check out our article “10 Reasons Why Small Town Arizona Is Actually The Best Place To Grow Up.”

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats. You can reach her at