Power Ranch Elementary Ranked No. 3 K-6 district school in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Education recently released school performance rankings based on spring 2014 AIMS scores. We are proud to announce that all elementary, middle and high schools in the Higley Unified School District earned “A” ratings and Power Ranch Elementary School received the third highest number of points among all K-6 district schools in the state.
For the last four years, the Arizona Department of Education has rated school performances with letter grades based on academic growth and student achievement. This is the fourth year in a row that the Higley Unified School District has earned an “A” grade. Higley Unified School District was the top point earner for large, public school districts in Arizona this year. In fact, five of our eight elementary schools are in the Top 10 percent of all K-6 schools in Arizona.
“We are elated to share our ‘A’ grades with Higley families, the Towns of Gilbert and Queen Creek and the entire Valley,” said Superintendent Dr. Denise Birdwell. “It is a testament to the work of our teachers, staff, students and families. Finding out Higley is the top, large school district in the state brings recognition to the hard work of the entire Higley schools community. From students and their parents to the teachers, bus drivers, classroom aides and school principals, we wish to thank everyone for their efforts that contribute to making Higley the best district in the Valley.”
"It has just been brought to my attention that Power Ranch is
the third highest ranked K-6th grade school in the entire state of
Arizona based on the spring 2014 AIMS test results. I can hardly find the
words to express how proud I am of our students, teachers and the entire Power
Ranch community. Their hard work and dedication to student achievement
has been validated. We look forward to continuing to grow as a
community that works together to prepare our students for college and beyond!" Principal Sherry Richards said.
Congratulations to all of the Power Ranch Panthers - students, families, teachers and staff.