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Accelerated Elementary and Secondary Schools(AES) is honored to have been one of five schools in Arizona to pilot the Arizona Model for Measuring Educator Effectiveness, a three year research-development-implementation project that portends national educational reform.

The Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona (CIUA) has identified ALL’s “Chinese Language and Culture Curriculum” as exemplary and has conferred AES with a “Confucius Classroom”. Additionally AES recognizes, Jose Antonio Gonzalez Mendoza, for winning first place in the “Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition for the Southern California Region” and for placing 3rd in the World Chinese Bridge Contest in China.

ALL is designated, by the Arizona Department of Education, as an “A” school based on student academic performance.
ALL was recognized, by the Arizona Department of Education, as a “Title One Reward School” based on outstanding student achievement and growth.

The Washington Post recognized ALL as the 6th most challenging school in America, 2016.
The Washington Post recognized ALL as the 5th most challenging school in America, 2015.
The Washington Post recognized ALL as the 24th most challenging school in America, 2014.
The Washington Post recognized ALL as the 6th most challenging school in America, 2013.
The Washington Post recognized ALL as one of 22 top-performing schools with elite secondary schools in America, 2012.

AES thanks its students for a 100% graduation rate and a four year college attendance rate of 100%.

AES applauds its graduates, who were offered admission to universities such as: MIT, Princeton, Columbia, Duke, Stanford, Dartmouth, Amherst, Brown, Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins, UC Davis, UC Berkley, UCLA, U of Washington, Georgia Tech, Wellesley, Williams, Bard, Colgate, U of A, Virginia Tech, U of Pennsylvania Syracuse; as well as those students who were awarded significant scholarships and financial aid.

AES applauds ALL graduate Leann Miles for having accepted a Fulbright Scholarship to work in Vietnam, 2014.

AES applauds ALL David Paul Guyer for having been recognized as a Scholastic All-American Athlete.

AES congratulates graduate ALL Trey Todnem for having been the only student to receive the Arizona AP National Scholar award for two consecutive years and for being recognized by the Einstein Home Project for having had his school computer aid in the discovery of a new and previously unknown binary pulsar.