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Achievement District Application

A School seeking designation as an Achievement District School, pursuant to A.R.S. 15-2141, shall file an Application with the Board, which may be modified from time to time by the Board.

Applications failing to comply with the requirements of A.R.S. 15-2141 shall be denied without prejudice to the subsequent filing by such School of an application complying with such requirements. 

The accuracy and completeness of the information contained in an Application shall be vertified by the Chief Executive Officer or Chief Financial Officer of the School. 

PLEASE NOTE:

1. All textfields marked with an asterisk are REQUIRED for an application to be considered complete. If these textfields do not apply to the applicant school, please enter N/A. Failure to do so will result in an error upon submittal and the application will be deemed incomplete.

2. If you are choosing to attach a file and do not need to use the text box provided, simply enter "see attachment". All text fields are required, and failure to enter text will result in an error upon submittal and the application will be deemed incomplete.

3. If you would like to submit all requested files via dropbox, please include a link to the dropbox in the field provided below.

4. Your submission may be subject to production under Arizona's public records law.

 If you have any questions regarding this application,  please contact: [email protected].

Applicant Information
Contact Information
Achievement District Qualification
Please verify that the applicant has received a letter grade of A, or an equivalent successor, pursuant to A.R.S. 15-2141(B)(1), certification that the School has received such grade at the time of submitting the application, by checking yes below and by attaching any certifications or documentation to that effect. Charter public schools shall also provide certification that they are in material compliance with all requirements and their charter is not subject to revocation.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx.
For the proven instructional strategies and curricula that demonstrate high academic outcomes required by A.R.S. 15-2141(B)(2), please provide a short narrative describing the School's strategies that may include the School's core programs, areas of instruction, pedagogy utilized and educational philosophies.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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For verifiable enrollment demand required by A.R.S. 12-2141(B)(3), please provide certification that the school has demonstrated enrollment demand, such as a wait list or open enrollment demand by checking yes below.
For verifiable enrollment demand required by A.R.S. 12-2141(B)(3), please provide a description of the methodology used to evaluate enrollment demand.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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For a commitment to provide technical assistance to an Underperforming school in the State, as required by A.R.S. 15-2141(B)(5), please provide a letter from an Unaffiliated and Underperforming school that confirms the applicant School's commitment and that identifies the areas of support being, or to be, provided.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Pursuant to A.R.S. 15-2141(B)(6), Applicants shall also provide information concerning any poverty indicators of its student population, including the ratio of students eligible for a free or reduced cost lunch program.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Financial Information
For a sound financial plan that contemplates operational costs and future enrollment growth, required by A.R.S. 15-2141(B)(4), please provide the Applicant's annual audited financial statements for the immediate past fiscal year, or if audited financial statements are not yet available, unaudited financial statements for the immediate past fiscal year.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx.
For a sound financial plan that contemplates operational costs and future enrollment growth, required by A.R.S. 15-2141(B)(4), please provide a record of the Applicant's year-to-date actual expenditures as compared to budget.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx.
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