Civano Charter School opened in 1996 to provide a non-traditional and quality education for students in kindergarten through 8th grades. The school offers not only core subjects but provides a caring and nurturing learning environment with small class size and dedicated teachers. The average enrollment yearly is 66 students.
Along with the core subjects extra curricular activities include dance, theater, painting, and sculpture. Sports available include physical education classes and swimming.
Parents are more than pleased with the education experience their children are receiving within a family style environment. Each morning begins with children singing a positive song and group sharing which aids in providing social skills where each student will learn their own importance as well as social skills. Parents praise the teachers and staff at Civano Charter School for being involved and working with each student on a one on one level. Parents express their children are up and ready to go to school every morning and are excited with their classes.
Another parent loves the whole child environment that allows students to work at their own pace with teachers nearby for any student that needs help.
The school is a bit different in their class division which is kindergarten and 1st grade together, 2nd and 3rd grades together, and 4th and 5th together. Children are involved in being a green community via gardening, recycling, composting, and learning more about how to become green as well as the importance.
Students at Civano Charter School participated in the state’s AIMS exam which measures if students are meeting the standards set forth by the state. Students are expected to meet or exceeded the standards of the test. Percentages of students that met or exceeded the exam are listed below.
In reading, 82% of 3rd graders passed or exceeded the exam, in writing 82%, and in math 55%.
In reading, 92% of 4th graders passed or exceeded the exam, in science 92%, in writing 64%, and in math 92%.
In reading, 92% of 5th graders passed or exceeded the exam, in writing 58%, and in math 100%.
In reading, 93% of 6th graders passed or exceeded the exam, in writing 60%, and in math 60%.
In reading, 75% of 7th graders passed or exceeded the exam with the state average at 82%, in writing 35% with the state at 53%, and in math 75% at 61%.
In reading, 82% of 8th graders passed or exceeded the exam with the state average at 71%, in science 82% with the state at 63%, in writing 83%, and in math 64% with the state at 54%.
State averages were not available for all tests and grades.
Civano Charter School
10673 E. Mira Ln.
Tucson, AZ 85747