Archive — Month: September 2016


May 12th, 2011

Top School District and Charter System Ranking – Click Here to view top-ranked individual schools.   *Charter system “A” grades were awarded to school districts and charter systems that earned at least 140 of a possible 200 points using the Arizona Department of Education’s A-F School Accountability Letter Grade System. Points for charter systems operating [Read more…]

September 28th, 2016

Four Arizona Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Recognition

(Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today proudly announced four Arizona schools have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. “I am honored to congratulate these four outstanding schools who received the honorable National Blue Ribbon School award for their exemplary high [Read more…]

September 15th, 2016

Arizona Department of Education Releases Final 2015-2016 AzMERIT Results

(Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2016) – The Arizona Department of Education today released final combined performance results from the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 administrations of the AzMERIT statewide assessment and the Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA) alternate statewide assessment. An Excel file containing the results and additional details about the assessments have been posted at [Read more…]

September 7th, 2016

Department of Education Recognizes 32 Schools for Dedication to High Quality Civic Engagement

(Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 16, 2016) – Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today announced that 32 Arizona public schools are being recognized as 2015-2016 Arizona Civic Engagement schools by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) Excellence in Civic Engagement Program (ECEP). Now in its fourth year, ECEP recognizes and supports the important role schools play [Read more…]