Tucson Country Day School

About Us: Achievements

• Given the highest rating, Excelling, by the Arizona Department of Education in 2007, 2008, and 2009

• 2009 - Founder Richard Cooper was selected by “American Solutions for Winning the Future” as the Arizona Entrepreneur of the Year. After personally visiting our school, Speaker Newt Gingrich also publicly commended TCDS for their excellence.

• 2009 - Only one of twelve Arizona Charter schools selected by Microsoft Corporation to participate in the Microsoft Leadership Institute.

• 2007 - Science Teacher of the Year and The New Science Teacher of the Year for Arizona schools.

• 2007 - Honored by the Federal Department of Education as one of "The Great Public Schools of America".

• 2004 - One of only 3 charter schools in southern Arizona to be given the "Highly Performing" label.

• 2002 - Ranked #1 in AIMS writing test results, #3 in reading and #5 in mathematics out of 1,020 statewide schools.

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