Academy of Tucson Schools

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Academy of Tucson Is on the U.S. News Ranking for Best High Schools: What’s the Big Deal?

Academy of Tucson High School and the entire Academy of Tucson district is thrilled to once again receive The U.S. News Best High Schools ranking in 2020. This honor reflects the hard work of all of our charter district’s high school faculty and staff, in preparing our public charter high school students for college. Our state of Arizona ‘A’ average rating and these U.S. News Best High Schools national level honors mean so much! Let’s talk about why.

Our Academy of Tucson district continually earns an ‘A’ average rating for academics from the state of Arizona. This further national distinction of ‘The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings for 2020’ reiterates our commitment to top-rated academics and proves our strength as an academically-important high school for and in our beloved Tucson community. Further, ‘The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings for 2020’ rankings are meant to help parents and students make the best decisions about where to attend high school as they think about college and beyond. We agree that Academy of Tucson is a fantastic choice for a public charter high school!

The U.S. News Best High Schools ranking in 2020 means our Academy of Tucson High School’s 14:1 student to teacher ratio is working! Our small classes ensure our public high school students get the individualized attention they deserve.

The U.S. News Best High Schools ranking in 2020 also highlights how unique and special our 100% graduation rate truly is. And with help of our full-time College and Career Advisor, our college-prep, AP and Honors classes enrich each of our AOTHS students’ academic lives.

Academy of Tucson high school also partners with the local community college - Pima Community College - to offer courses that transfer seamlessly to 4-year colleges/universities. This means our students have the opportunity to earn college credit -- and most of them do before graduation! We truly cultivate an individualized and relevant secondary education for every Academy of Tucson High School student.

The U.S. News Best High Schools rankings include data from over 24,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Ranked by six factors, each public high school was evaluated for their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. We delight in knowing Academy of Tucson once again made the cut!

Since 1986, Academy of Tucson public charter schools partner rigorous, traditional curriculum in smaller and more innovative classrooms, ensuring an individualized education for every student. Academy of Tucson’s public charter school district comprises three schools – an elementary, middle and high school and regularly receives an “A” average rating from the state of Arizona. Academy of Tucson is very proud of its 100% graduation rate. Come find your new school family at Academy of Tucson!