PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) is ranked among the top 50 public high schools in Arizona for the second year in a row, according a new ranking by the Phoenix Business Journal.
The ranking, which is based on 2015 SAT test scores, slots AZVA 38th on the prestigious list. AZVA students boasted an average score of 1565 on the standardized test, which ranks skills in mathematics, critical reading and writing – 75 points above the national average of 1490.
“Our students are extraordinary, and we could not be more proud of reaching this milestone two years in a row,” said Kelly Van Sande, head of school at Arizona Virtual Academy. “AZVA is able to provide targeted instruction, intervention and acceleration in order to meet the needs of all of our students and help each of them reach their personal education goals.”
“My time with AZVA has certainly fostered my personal success,” said AZVA 2016 valedictorian Sarah Negovan, now a freshman in Northern Arizona University’s Honors program.
“We are pleased to see our SAT scores reach this level,” Ms. Van Sande added. “This ranking is a reflection of the way our students are thriving. Our graduates leave AZVA well-prepared for whatever the future holds.”
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About Arizona Virtual Academy
Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) is an accredited, full-time online public school that serves Arizona students in grades K through 12. As part of the Arizona public school system, AZVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about AZVA, visit http://azva.k12.com and follow on Facebook.