Tucson Unified School District releases new school grades

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Tucson Unified School District held a press conference Friday announcing new school grades from the Arizona Department of Education on Friday.

A number of schools within TUSD received higher school grades during the 2017-2018 school year, according to a press release from the district. 

There are 81 schools officially measured on the A-F letter grade system.

Of the 81 schools, 20 moved up a full letter grade from last year.

Fifty schools kept the same letter grade and 11 schools moved down a letter grade.

Trujillo also gave special recognition for Drachman Primary Magnet School. He said they moved up from an "F" grade to a "C" school.

The district says last year there were 10 "F" schools but this year that has been cut in half to only five.

Watch the full conference below:

Here is the full list of letter grades:

Type School Name Grade Change in Letter Grade  
2 Borman Elementary School A Increase  
1 Carrillo Intermediate Magnet School A Increase  
1 Fruchthendler Elementary School A Same  
1 Gale Elementary School A Same  
4 Sabino High School A Increase  
1 Sam Hughes Elementary A Same  
1 Soleng Tom Elementary School A Same  
4 University High School A Same  
1 Annie Kellond Elementary School B Same  
1 Bloom Elementary B Increase  
1 Bonillas Elementary Basic Curriculum Magnet School B Same  
1 Collier Elementary School B Decrease  
1 Davidson Elementary School B Increase  
1 Davis Bilingual Magnet School B Same  
1 Dunham Elementary School B Decrease  
1 Henry Hank Oyama B Increase  
3 Ida Flood Dodge Traditional Middle Magnet School B Same  
1 John B Wright Elementary School B Same  
1 John E White Elementary School B Increase  
1 Laura N. Banks Elementary B Same  
1 Lineweaver Elementary School B Same  
3 Mansfeld Middle Magnet School B Same  
1 Marshall Elementary School B Increase  
2 Miles-Exploratory Learning Center B Same  
4 Rincon High School B Increase  
2 Robins Elementary School B Same  
4 Sahuaro High School B Same  
1 Tolson Elementary School B Same  
4 Tucson Magnet High School B Same  
1 Van Buskirk Elementary School B Decrease  
1 W Arthur Sewel Elementary School B Same  
1 Anna Henry Elementary School C Same  
1 Borton Primary Magnet School C Same  
2 C E Rose Elementary School C Decrease  
4 Cholla High School C Increase  
1 Cragin Elementary School C Same  
3 Doolen Middle School C Decrease  
2 Drachman Primary Magnet School C Increase  
1 Ford Elementary C Increase  
1 Frances J Warren Elementary School C Same  
3 Gridley Middle School C Same  
1 Harold Steele Elementary School C Same  
2 Hollinger K-8 School C Same  
1 Howell Peter Elementary C Same  
1 Hudlow Elementary School C Increase  
1 Lynn Urquides C Same  
1 Manzo Elementary School C Same  
2 McCorkle PK-8 C Same  
1 Miller Elementary School C Same  
1 Mission View Elementary School C Same  
2 Morgan Maxwell School C Same  
4 Palo Verde High Magnet School C Increase  
2 Pueblo Gardens Elementary C Same  
4 Pueblo High School C Increase  
2 Roberts Naylor C Increase  
2 Roskruge Bilingual Magnet Middle School C Same  
1 Tully Elementary Accelerated Magnet School C Decrease  
1 Vesey Elementary School C Same  
1 W V Whitmore Elementary School C Same  
1 Wheeler Elementary School C Same  
3 Alice Vail Middle School D Decrease  
2 Booth-Fickett Math/Science Magnet School D Same  
4 Catalina High School D Same  
1 Cavett Elementary School D Increase  
2 Dietz K-8 School D Same  
1 Holladay Intermediate Magnet School D Decrease  
1 Irene Erickson Elementary School D Same  
3 Magee Middle School D Same  
1 Maldonado Amelia Elementary School D Increase  
1 Myers-Ganoung Elementary School D Same  
3 Pistor Middle School D Same  
1 Raul Grijalva Elementary School D Same  
1 Robison Elementary School D Decrease  
2 Safford K-8 School D Same  
3 Secrist Middle School D Increase  
3 Valencia Middle School D Increase  
2 Anna Lawrence Intermediate School F Same  
1 Blenman Elementary School F Decrease  
1 Ochoa Elementary School F Same  
4 Santa Rita High School F Same  
3 Utterback Middle School F Decrease  
         
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