The report lists the performance results of 463 charter schools and 1432 non-charter, traditional public schools. Breakdowns of the schools' performance ratings are as follows.
|School Performance Ratings by Type of School|
When the top three categories (Excelling, Highly Performing, and Performing Plus) are aggregated, 73.04% of traditional non-charter schools are in these three categories versus 44.71% of charter schools. Most concerning are the 5.25% of charter schools that are underperforming or failing versus 2.7% for traditional schools in these categories.
For additional information, see below:
Arizona Learns 2008-2009 Achievement Profiles for All Schools
State's original charter schools up for renewal, East Valley Tribune, July 2, 2010
Arizona State Board for Charter Schools