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The junior high programs offered by CUSD are comprehensive and diverse empowering students with a stronger sense of self; an appreciation of the effort and dedication required for academic and personal growth; and drive, purpose, and confidence to succeed in high school.
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AJHS Logo Andersen Junior High - Grades 6-8 -- Learn More >>>
  • Single Gender Classes, in addition to mixed gender classes
  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program
  • Gifted (Chandler Academically Talented Students - CATS) and Honors classes
  • Strong language arts and math honors programs
  • PSAT offered for 8th grade students
  • Common assessments
  • Standards-based grading, school wide grading policy, progress reports at the end of 3rd and 6th weeks of quarter
  • Responsible Thinking Program (RTP): school wide discipline program
  • Outstanding music, art, and drama programs
  • Outstanding athletic programs, EVC participants
  • Other programs to help students be successful and realize their full potential:
    • FHACT (Friday Homework Activity Club Time)
    • Study Skills classes
    • My Reading Coach, reading assistance program
    • Fluent Reading Trainer, fluency and comprehension program
    • A+ Math assistance software program

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ACP Logo Arizona College Prep - One school, two campuses:
Oakland Campus - Grades 6-8  -- Learn More >>>
Erie Campus - Grades 7 -12  -- Learn More >>> 
  • Rigorous, honors-level college preparatory curriculum
  • Providing Honors Language Arts and Honors Math Programs to all students
  • PSAT testing offered for 8th grade students
  • Offers Sophomore (high school) Math for junior high students
  • All 7th grade students take high school equivalency for Spanish 1 and 8th graders take high school equivalency for Spanish 2 as a foreign language
  • Membership participation in the National Junior Honor Society
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic and highly-qualified teachers who serve as good models of learning and character
  • Use of Cornell note taking
  • Tutoring being offered before school
  • Providing detailed student evaluation
  • Providing regular and meaningful homework assignments
  • Expecting only high standards of personal conduct of all students and adherence of a school uniform policy
  • Comprehensive elective program including but not limited to: Computers, TV/Media Productions, Publications, Band, and Orchestra
  • Utilizing educational best practices
  • Small academic environment, but with extracurricular opportunities(athletics, etc.)
  • East Valley Conference participants for both boys and girls in the following athletics: flag football, soccer, cross-country, basketball, track and field, volleyball, baseball, softball, and wrestling
  • Convenient bus transportation offered from three different district high school locations across Chandler
  • On-site before and after school supervision offered through Community Educations Teen Express program
  • Previous club offerings include: drama, photography, Spanish, running club, yearbook, golf and gardening club
  • All high school students take honors level math and English
  • High school students take primarily all honors and/or AP courses throughout their high school career  

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Basha High Accelerated Middle School Grades 6- -- Learn More >>>
  • Accelerated, rigorous curriculum
  • Honors/ AP courses
  • Personalized learning plans
  • Leadership experiences within and outside of the school community
  • PSAT/PLAN preparation
  • College 101-College Readiness and Guidance
  • Community Service and Leadership
  • Engineering
  • Speech and Debate
  • Mandarin Chinese and Spanish
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BJHS Logo Bogle Junior High - Grades 7-8 -- Learn More >>>
  • Gifted (CATS) and Honors (language arts/math)
  • Comprehensive elective program offerings
  • Data Wise processes guide site decision-making
  • Technology-rich classroom settings
  • Credit Recovery Academy: third quarter
  • AVID Certified School: Advancement Via Individual Determination
  • Site developed anti-bullying initiative: Character Counts, Victory With Honor as the foundation
  • Middle School Model with grade level teams to personalize the learning environment
  • Homework Hub before and after school that offers students daily homework assistance
  • Math 360 Program, Arizona Education Foundation Exemplary Program Designation
  • Sophomore (High School) math for qualifying junior high students
  • Full extra-curricular athletic program - competition within the East Valley Athletic Conference
  • School Clubs, including:
    • STEM Club & On-Site Summer Camp
    • National Junior Honor Society
    • AVID club
    • Student Council
    • Photography Club
    • PSAT Club
    • Recreational Sports Club
    • GLEE Club
    • Robotics Club
    • Native American Club
    • Youth for Christ Club

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PJHS Logo Payne Junior High - Grades 7-8 -- Learn More >>>
  • Intel-sponsored Project Lead the Way - prepares students to be the most innovative and productive leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and to make meaningful, pioneering contributions to our world. http://www.pltw.org/
  • Offers Sophomore (High School) math for junior high students
  • Excelling School every year (5 years so far)
  • East Valley Conference leaders in Flag Football, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Cross-Country Girls, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Girls Volleyball
  • Small learning communities within a bigger school using the Middle School Teaming model
  • OLWEUS School-Wide Anti-Bullying Program
  • AVID -Advancement Via Individual Determination
  • School Clubs, including:
    • Knowledge Bowl
    • Science Club
    • National Junior Honor Society
    • AVID club
    • Student Council
    • Roadways to Health Care
  • READ 180 Program
  • Math Credit Recovery Program

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SJHS Logo Santan Junior High - Grades 7-8 -- Learn More >>>
  • Honors and Gifted Teams
  • Excelling School Label - AZ Learns 6th year in a row
  • School within a School Model (120 students on one team with the same teachers)
  • Gifted Programming – Chandler's Academically Talented Students (CATS)
  • Extensive sports programming, EVC participants, Victory with Honors
  • Before and after school tutoring
  • Before and after school clubs including golf, tennis, art, guitar, math, dance and drama
  • AVID Certified School: Advancement Via Individual Determination
  • Seussical - play in the performing arts debuted in February 2011.
  • OLWEUS Bullying Prevention - School Wide Program
  • Read 180 Lab and I CAN LEARN Math Labs for tutorial and remedial support in Math and Reading
  • Professional Learning Communities - Instructional Goals and Content Area Goal Setting

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WJHS Logo Willis Junior High - Grades 7-8 -- Learn More >>>
  • Award winning Jazz Band
  • Virtual Learning and Leadership Academy Hybrid junior high school
  • Gifted (CATS) and Honors classes
  • AVID Certified School: Advancement Via Individual Determination
  • Small learning communities within a bigger school using the Middle School Teaming model
  • After school tutoring
  • Read 180 Lab and I CAN LEARN Math Labs for tutorial and remedial support in Math and Reading
  • Extensive sports programming, EVC participants
  • Before and after school clubs

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CUSD Logo Chandler Online Academy  - Grades 7-12 -- Learn More >>>
  • Chandler Online Academy is a fully virtual option for students in Chandler Unified School District. Currently, the Academy offers Comprehensive Health and Art Appreciation courses for CUSD high school students.
  • CUSD plans to expand Chandler Online Academy's online course offerings in the new school year. In addition to the individual online course enrollment option, Chandler Online Academy will ultimately provide full-time enrollment and complete graduation pathway options for CUSD students.