Arizona LEARNS -- CUSD Receives an "A"
We are pleased to report that on August 4, the Arizona Department of Education announced Chandler Unified School District has earned an “A” grade for the fourth straight year. Chandler Unified is one of only nine districts to earn the grade all four years of the state’s Arizona LEARNS letter grade accountability program.We have always believed that the performance of our high schools is a capstone of our combined efforts beginning in elementary school and continuing to junior high and high school. So we are pleased to report that all five comprehensive high schools, Arizona College Prep - Erie, Basha, Chandler, Hamilton and Perry, have earned an “A” grade for the fourth straight year.Furthermore, CUSD has 11 of the top 100 highest ranked schools in the entire state. That is more than any other district in the state. The schools are: ACP-Erie, ACP-Oakland, Chandler High, CTA Goodman, CTA Independence, CTA Liberty, Fulton Elementary, Hamilton High, Perry High, Riggs Elementary and Santan Elementary. ACP-Oakland ranked as the No. 3 school in the state and No. 1 in the East Valley.
Synopsis of letter grades:
To see the grades for all of our schools, please hover over the school name below.
- CUSD earned an A.
- A total of 36 schools earned an A or a B grade, compared to 35 a year ago.
- CUSD has 11 schools among the top 100 schools in Arizona. CUSD is the only district to have multiple schools (4) in the top 20 when comparing all charter and non-charter schools. CUSD has 5 schools in the top 20 when examining non-charter schools.
- ACP- Oakland is the No. 1 non-charter school (out of 1,345 non-charters ranked) in the state and the No. 3 school overall out of 1,741 ranked.
- Hamilton remains the No. 1 rated comprehensive neighborhood high school in the State.
The Chandler Unified School District embraces accountability as a means to improve student performance and we strive to perform at levels greater than state and national standards. Our Governing Board has adopted a 10-year strategic plan called Journey 2020 to position CUSD as a premier district of choice. At the heart of Journey 2020 are strategies centered around: 1) student achievement; 2) outstanding staff; 3) effective resource management; and 4) culture of success. We invite you to click here to learn more about Journey 2020.While you are on our website, we also encourage you to register to receive electronic information from the schools or district. Once registered, you can select the classrooms, departments or schools you would like to receive information via email or text.