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4 stars

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2014:
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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted July 24, 2014

Not the worst but definitely not the best. We have tried this school twice and have been disappointed both times. If your kid is average they will do OK here. If they are very intelligent or high need, look somewhere else. The school is too big to cater to anything other than the majority.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 22, 2014

Most of the teachers are awesome and you can tell they love their job. The administration is so-so. They will ask you for money for field trips. You can pay for your child's educational field trips using the ECA credit and get a write off. It is the Extra Curricular Activity donation. They might at first say you can not do it -but ask the Fiscal person and bring with you http://www.azdor.gov/portals/0/brochure/707.pdf I wish they would have realized that I was going to be an Arizona taxpayer a lot longer than I was going to be an Eduprize Parent...if they did and shared this information on the ECA I would still be giving them my money. Teachers are awesome and I would recommend!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 3, 2014

My daughter loves kinder and has learned so much. Her teacher is the best and really shows how important the children are. I look forward to having my children attend this school in the future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2014

Eduprize is an excellent choice for a charter school. My son attends 1st grade there and there is no comparison that it is better than the public schools out here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2014

The disgruntled reviews pick on general human behavior seen at any and all schools - Not really critical thinking on the part of these parents. BS on the parents who claim that their kid was too brilliant for Edu-Prize to handle, since kids are encouraged to work ahead (we all know the type - these parents usually believe that their kid is more everything than anyone else). BS on the claim that a kindergartener "painted once", LOL. My kids create so much curriculum related art that we whine about where to put it, LOL! (Now we scan everything and after 5 years at Edu-Prize, we needed to buy a separate hard drive! BS on the claim of no discipline on a field trip! LOL, Exaggeration screams disgruntled and unrealistic. Edu-prize is a great school but not so cunning that they "fooled" the state raters who rate it as an "A+" and "Excelling". Test scores PROVE that these kids perform at high levels.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 16, 2014

My son went to this school since K and has always been gifted in math. He was not challenged in this school AT ALL and as a result was bored. After many parent-teacher meetings and getting nowhere, we pulled him out and started homeschooling. Now my 4th grader is doing 6th grade math and is THRIVING. If your child is not a perfect little robot, good luck with this school. It has some great teachers, but some TERRIBLE ones too. Mr. Green is awesome, we like the principle too. But unfortunately for us, it was not a great experience. My only regret, is not pulling him out sooner.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2014

Extremely disappointed. We have been making a VERY long drive to take our kids to this school because it is supposed to be "the best." It isn't. Teachers are rude and disrespectful to the parents, condescending to the children, and even late to their own events, leaving parents standing in the hall while their class is locked. Homework goes on and on and on. We are talking 3 hours of homework a night, to the point where our kids don't get to play in the evening. It's come home, work for two hours, dinner, work for another hour, and then bedtime routine. Our kids are good students and smart kids. I feel awful for any students who struggle and have to try to keep up with this. i-Ready is a joke. They do more sitting and listening to someone talk than they actually do work. It is being used to teach the kids rather than reinforce the teaching that their actual educator should be doing. If I wanted that, I would homeschool and get done in a third of the time of what the school day and homework currently take. VERY disappointed. Only one teacher of all of our kiddos has been fabulous. The others have all been horrendous.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2014

I feel that EDUPRIZE does a great job K-6 to support the Special Ed students. However, I think they need to revamp how they approach their Special Ed. in Junior High/ High School. They have issues with their writing program which directly impacts the progress of the Special Ed. student. My child's writing has declined this year. My child struggles with ADHD and it is hard for my child to remember what to do when they are only receiving instruction every other day in writing. The opposite days are a language class (Spanish, etc.) on a computer. My child has made little to no progress this year in writing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2014

EDUPRIZE is an amazing school. All four of my children have attended EDUPRIZE and we are very thankful that EDUPRIZE chose to open a school in the Queen Creek/San Tan Valley area. The staff is exceptional and truly wants every student to succeed. I have referred many of my friends to EDUPRIZE and they have all been very happy with the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2014

Maybe this school isn't for us. I wanted a school that was way more hands on and encouraged creativity and independent/critical thinking. In Kindergarten, my child has painted only once, they sit the whole time and have 50 mins. of journal writing every day. There is little creative learning/exploring. While she doesn't complain, and is doing excellent in academics, it's not what i wanted her first year of school to be like. The school comes off as being much more hands-on learning than what it actually is. Then the homework is endless, 4 pages a week, plus independent reading and i-ready every night, and a spelling test every Friday. I would be okay with 10 mins of light homework a day and reading, but this is way beyond that. We chose a half day program so we could spend more time doing enjoyable and fun activities after school, not to make my 5 year old sit even longer to do more work. However, I am thrilled she is learning some Spanish in her classroom. The teacher has been great with communications, but some letters sent from the school/PTO asking for money for this or that, doesn't explain exactly how the money is being used or what the program is.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2013

Beware. If your child is sick alot. School has mold. Otherwise it is a pretty good school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2013

I had the displeasure of encountering a group of Eduprize students on a field trip to Sea Life. They were loud, disrespectful, and were knocking down smaller children and physically beating each other up in the play area, and not a single chaperone told them to tone it down. I have never seen such a poorly behaved group in my life. Glad we chose not to send our kids to Eduprize if this is how the children are allowed to behave.


Posted August 14, 2013

Eduprize is a fantastic school! I can not say enough good things about the teachers and staff members. Parent participation is wonderful for the kids and Eduprize supports it completely. Eduprize does a fantastic job communicating with parents. Eduprize keeps up with current technology and makes learning interesting and fun. The school also integrates specials such as tech lab, science, PE, music, and live learning lab. I live on a block where most of the kids go to other schools. My child is the only one who seems to love his school. I think that says it all!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2013

We have been at Eduprize QC for 2 going on 3 years. I cannot say enough great things about the school. I love volunteering in the classroom and getting to see exactly what my child does everyday. We have had amazing teachers and positive interactions with all the staff. Mrs. Fox and Mr. Green do an amazing job at keeping our kids safe and encouraging a wonderful learning environment. The PTN encourages parent volunteers and raises much needed money that goes directly back into the classrooms. We have never had any issues in the time we have Ben at the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 12, 2013

This school is Amazing! my son starts Kindergarten July 24th! and i am so proud he gets to go to such an amazing school.. I have just gone through the enrollment process and already have been helped so much with all the kind teachers/ staff and principal!! they are very attentive and helpful and defiantly listen to the parents and children needs and i feel that is very important in a school!!the environment is outstanding! seeing the children so happy and learning hands on made me very happy! i couldn't have picked a better school for my child!! so excited to see what the future holds for my son here at eduprize!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2013

Amazing school. Goes above and beyond for every child that walks through their doors. The staff and teachers truly love what they are doing and it shows!


Posted May 28, 2013

As a classroom teacher, I have to say that the experience that I have had at EDUPRIZE rivals no other. This school has an wonderful family atmosphere within the classrooms, primarily because of the wonderful families that attend! Having taught bother regular day and now as an AM TOPS Teacher, I have never seen families so involved with their children's education, and it speaks loudly to the success of the school itself!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 28, 2013

We enrolled our daughter because of the recommendations of our close friends who loved everything about this school. We were pleasantly suprised at the level of communication between teachers and parents and how individualized the learning is for the students. Overall EduPrize has met and exceeded our expectation on every level and our daughter has grown so much in this last year alone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2013

EduPrize is an AMAZING school. The teachers are very open and the support staff show great care to not only the students but thier family as well. The crossing guards know my children and me and notice when one of my girls are sick. This school goes above and beyond secular education and has an overall wonderful environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2013

A great school where my daughter is challenged to do her very best on a daily basis. I am very pleased with the progress she has made and do not regret my decision to enroll her here. Shame on the parent below that used this as an outlet to anonymously criticize a teacher!!
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

251 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

210 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

189 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 52% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Highly Performing".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Highly Performing".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Excelling".

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 42%
Hispanic 15% 43%
Black 4% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 16%N/A46%
Female 249%N/A49%
Male 251%N/A51%
Source: 1 NCES, 2010-2011
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

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Queen Creek, AZ 85242
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