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Education changes lives and creates opportunity.

What success looks like:


Every Arizonan is prepared for success in life and work, and our state is known for its critical thinkers, problem-solvers, innovators, and adaptive life-long learners.

The Education Progress Meter reports on metrics that include data from early childhood education through college and career.



Data sources and methods for each of the Education Progress Meter metrics are listed in the document below, with a brief introduction, followed by a more in-depth description of the process for producing the final numbers.

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Arizona Education Progress Meter Development Partners

Education Forward Arizona
ASU Decision Center for Educational Excellence



Arizona Education Progress Meter Launch Partners

  • A for Arizona
  • Arizona Board of Regents
  • Arizona Business and Education Coalition (ABEC)
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Arizona Charter School Association
  • Arizona College Access Network
  • Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
  • Arizona Community Foundation
  • Arizona Department of Education
  • Arizona Education Association
  • Arizona Gear Up
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Arizona School Boards Association
  • Arizona State Board of Education
  • Center for Student Achievement
  • Children’s Action Alliance
  • College Success Arizona
  • East Valley Partnership
  • First Things First
  • Governor’s Office of Education
  • Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Greater Phoenix Leadership
  • Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp
  • Helios Education Foundation
  • New Schools for Phoenix
  • Northern Arizona Leadership Alliance
  • Read On Arizona
  • Rodel Foundation
  • Social Venture Partners
  • Southern Arizona Leadership Council
  • Stand for Children Arizona
  • Sun Corridor Inc.
  • Teacher Retention Project
  • Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Tucson Metro Chamber
  • United Way of Northern Arizona
  • United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
  • Valley of the Sun United Way



Local Governments That Have Adopted the State's Attainment Goal and Arizona Education Progress Meter

  • City of Apache Junction
  • City of Buckeye
  • City of Casa Grande
  • City of Chandler
  • City of Coolidge
  • City of Cottonwood
  • City of Douglas
  • City of Eloy
  • City of Flagstaff
  • City of Glendale
  • City of Holbrook
  • City of Kingman
  • City of Maricopa
  • City of Mesa
  • City of Nogales
  • City of Phoenix
  • City of Prescott
  • City of San Luis
  • City of Scottsdale
  • City of Sedona
  • City of Show Low
  • City of Tempe
  • City of Tolleson
  • City of Tucson
  • City of Winslow
  • Coconino County
  • La Paz County
  • Lake Havasu City
  • Pinal County
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Town of Camp Verde
  • Town of Florence
  • Town of Hayden
  • Town of Kearny
  • Town of Mammoth
  • Town of Marana
  • Town of Oro Valley
  • Town of Payson
  • Town of Prescott Valley
  • Town of Queen Creek
  • Town of Sahuarita
  • Town of Superior
  • Town of Winkelman
  • Yavapai County