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High school sobered by grade drop

PHS goes from an A to just barely B in state rankings

Last year, Payson High School (PHS) loudly celebrated its A grade on state ranking. This year, officials scrambled to explain a B grade just a point or two above a C.


roysandoval 3 years, 5 months ago

These numbers are incorrect. Percentage of Payson High School Sophomores meeting and exceeding in AIMS Reading in 2011 was 75%. Percentage passing reading in 2012 was 79%. The percentage passing the AIMS Spring 2013 was 79%.

In AIMS Writing the percentage meeting or exceeding on the AIMS in 2011 was 68%. The percentage passing the AIMS Writing in 2012 was 69%. The percentage passing AIMS Writing in 2013 was 63%.

Source is from the spreadsheets on the Arizona Department of Education website


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