A-F Accountability Ad Hoc Committee

by | Jul 9, 2020

9-12 College & Career Readiness Rubric – SY 16-17

Below is the full list of 9-12 indicators that the Committee considered.

  • Earns a Grand Canyon Diploma
  • Passing score on AZ Merit Algebra 2 or ELA 11
  • Meets cut score on ACT,
  • Meets cut score on AP,
  • CTE Sequence (If data is available)
  • FAFSA (If data is available)
  • Military (Bonus point for Growth)
  • Post-Secondary Enrollment (Bonus point for Growth)
  • ABOR Requirements

Future Consideration

  • Passes a college level career pathway course for which college credit can be earned with an A, B C
  • Passes a college level English, math, science social studies or foreign language course for which college credit can be earned with an A, B, C
  • Completes a CTE course with an A, B, C
  • Meets benchmarks for ASVAB
  • Meets benchmarks for ACT WorkKeys
  • CLEP, Cambridge A or AS, IB English, math, science, or social studies exam
  • Meets cut score on SAT English or math exam
  • Industry Certification
  • Work-Based Learning (internship)
  • Lead the way project
  • Community Service/Service learning
  • On track to graduate
  • P.E.
  • Mentor Capstone Project

Removed from Further Consideration

  • Student employment
  • Drop Out rate
  • Chronic Absenteeism
  • Scholarships
  • Co-curricular activities
  • Attendance
  • Foreign Language (Encompassed within ABOR requirements)
  • Arts Education (Encompassed within ABOR requirements)
  • Civics test
  • Cultural coursework
  • GED
  • Coursework surpassing state graduation requirements

K-8 Readiness and Acceleration Indicators – SY 16-17

Below is the full list of K-8 items that the Committee considered.


  • Persistence rates – 8th grade to H.S.
  • Improvements in closing gaps of subgroups
  • Improvements in the bottom 25% of 3rd graders on literacy
  • Programs in K-8 academic content areas with standards other than Math, ELA and Science (Bonus Points) (Ex. P.E. programs, Arts, etc.)

Future Consideration

  • Emotional Learning

Removed from Further Consideration

  • Attendance
  • Chronic Absenteeism
  • Engagement
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Discipline rates
  • Promotion rates