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Deseret News webpage listing best SAGE math scores

August 23, 2016
SAGE scores 2016: SUCCESS is a Top Utah School!

Sage scores are IN. SUCCESS Academy received top scores once again. SUU SUCCESS is THIRD in Utah and DSU is FIFTH in the state for MATHEMATICS! SUU SUCCESS placed SECOND and DSU SUCCESS placed SIXTH in SCIENCE! And we placed in the top ten in English as well! Our students are brilliant hard-workers.

Newsweek's web page of the article

August 11, 2016
Newsweek Names SUCCESS a Top High School

Newsweek Magazine named SUCCESS Academy a top high school (31 out of 500 high schools) in America for excellence in a low income area. They base scores on schools who prepare students for college while overcoming economic obstacles. Newsweek also ranked SUCCESS Academy 68 out of 500 for top high school overall!

webpage of the SL tribune article

May 28, 2016
Interesting Article about SUCCESS and other Charter Schools' Operations

This is an interesting article in the Salt Lake Tribune that names SUCCESS Academy specifically and talks about how school operations are performed. It talks about the advantages and disadvantages of having other companies run operations for the charter schools.

Student Nathan Wallace by the tophy case

February 4, 2016
SUCCESS Student Nathan Wallace Signs National Letter of Intent

For all the hard work, long hours in the gym, and all the stress, the payoff finally arrived for a SUCCESS Academy athlete. Swimmer Nathan Wallace – who holds a truckload of school records – has signed his National Letter of Intent and will be joining the swim team at BYU.

Niche list of top high schools

Niche ranks SUCCESS 13th in the State!

Niche is a website that independently ranks and reviews schools and compares them by state, city, school type, etc. They ranked SUCCESS as 13th high school in the state! (Out of over 200 high schools in Utah!)

Student Abby with her cat

November 20, 2015
SUCCESS Academy freshman conducts anxiety experiment

Abigail Strasmann, a freshman at SUCCESS Academy conducts a science experiment and tries to find out how animals can lower anxiety in students. Find out how she performed her experiments. Great ideas from a great student!

Newsweek webpage for top highschools that beat the odds

August 20, 2015
Newsweek Names SUCCESS Academy 1st in the Nation!

Newsweek's "Beating the Odds" list identifies schools that prepare their students for college while also overcoming obstacles posed by students at an economic disadvantage. SUCCESS Academy is first on that list!

Newsweek webpage for top high schools

August 20, 2015
SUCCESS Academy Ranked 18th in the Nation by Newsweek

Newsweek ranks America's high schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for college. SUCCESS Academy is ranked 18th in the entire country!

Deseret News names top schools in language arts, Success Academy 4th in state.

August 31, 2015
Deseret News Names Top Schools in Language Arts, SUCCESS Fourth in Utah

According to the latest SAGE results, SUCCESS Academy is the fourth top high school in Utah for language arts scores.

KUTV webpage for SUCCESS Academy story

August 20, 2015
KUTV Covers the Newsweek Story

This video story features one of our own students, Hector, and talks about his experience with SUCCESS Academy and how that has helped him and his family.

SUCCESS Academy in the St. George News for 'beating the odds'

August 28, 2015
St George News Covers the Newsweek Story

This news story features SUCCESS Academy in the news. SUCCESS Academy has programs at Dixie State and Southern Utah University.

News story about SUCCESS Academy best high school in the nation.

August 28, 2015
The Spectrum Covers the Newsweek Story

Newsweek magazine names local high school as best in the nation.

Principal John Tripp with a few SUCCESS Academy students

August 24, 2015
SUU's Feature about SUCCESS Academy's Ranking as Best in the Nation

SUU is one of the schools that hosts SUCCESS Academy. Their story is one of many for this school that is receiving nation wide recognition.

Deseret News article lising their top 20 high schools, SUCCESS Acaemy is rated 4th.

December 16, 2014
SUCCESS Academy: 4th Rated High School in Utah

Now that the year is over, the results are in. Out of Utah's 129 high schools, SUCCESS ranks #4! Congratulations SUCCESS! This year's report cards for Utah's schools show about the same distribution of A, B, C, D and F grades as last year, but with several new calculation metrics, according to data released Monday by the Utah State Office of Education.

Chart of State School Grades showing SUCCESS gets an A

December 2014
SUCCESS Gets an A!

Of all the high schools in Utah, only six received an A grade this year from the State of Utah, and SUCCESS is one of them! This is the direct result of the type of students we have here at SUCCESS.

Deseret News list of the top 25 high schools in mathematics. SUCCESS is listed at #1.

October 27, 2014
SAGE Testing: Best in mathematics

Like their traditional public school peers, students at Utah’s charter schools struggled to reach new performance benchmarks in math, science and English. Of the 89 charter schools listed in SAGE testing data released Monday by the Utah Office of Education, 34 had proficiency rates higher than the state average in all three test subjects, 36 were below the state average in all subjects and 19 were both above and below the state average, depending on individual test subjects. SAGE tests show proficiency in math, science and English varies widely depending on students’ prevailing background.

Deseret News list of the 50 best scoring high schools in Utah. SUCCESS is listed as third in the state.

June 19, 2012
Third Best-Scoring High School in Utah

SUCCESS is one of the best-scoring high schools in Utah, according to the state's criterion-referenced tests, or CRT. The CRT tests gauge student performance and shows which schools are performing better than others in scores. The rankings are based on the percentages of students who have passed CRT tests proficiently. The Deseret News averaged language arts, math and science scores together weighed by total students tested in each category to get an overall percentage. Only schools with 150 students or more are included in the list.

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