District Shows Improvement in A-F Letter Grades, AIMS Results
Posted by Community Relations at 8/20/2014
Eight of the 14 Phoenix Union schools measured, recorded an A or B in this year’s Arizona Department of Education Letter Grade accountability rankings, released August 4.
Bioscience and Franklin Police and Fire High Schools repeated as A Schools. Two schools, Carl Hayden and Bostrom, moved from a C to a B, and no school scored less than a C. Franklin recorded its 4th consecutive A ranking, and Bioscience, its second A in a row. Metro Tech missed an A by one point. Cesar Chavez, Betty Fairfax, and Maryvale also repeated as B schools. Overall, the District recorded a C. Nine schools improved in total points.
2014 AIMS scores were also released. For 10th Grade AIMS, Phoenix Union was eight points up in Writing (66), had a three-point improvement in Reading (79), and one-point increase in Math (50). The State average had a four-point increase in Writing (74), a five-point gain in Reading (85), and two-point gain in Math (63).