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Great Hearts Academies July 19, 2019

Great Hearts Graduation Rates Surpass National Averages

Students Awarded Millions in Scholarship Dollars and Earned High Marks on Test Scores Arizona and Texas – The numbers are in, and Great Hearts Academies, a nonprofit network of tuition-free public charter schools in Texas and Arizona, is excited to announce its 2019 graduating class of seniors were awarded more than $41.1 million in scholarships, […] Read More »
Great Hearts Academies July 8, 2019

Great Hearts was well-represented at the 2019 National Speech and Debate Championship

Great Hearts Academies was well-represented at the 2019 National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) Championship Tournament in Dallas, Texas this past June. In order to compete at the National tournament, competitors go through an intensive qualification process and represent the top 2% of speech and debate competitors across the country. Congratulations to these Great Hearts […] Read More »
Great Hearts Arizona June 18, 2019

Updates and Changes to the Great Hearts Curriculum

Great Hearts is making academic refinements to our High School program in Arizona that will begin in the Fall of 2019. Though few in number and modest in scope, we are confident that these refinements will constitute a meaningful step forward for our high school students. Great Hearts began as a single school with just […] Read More »
Scottsdale Preparatory Academy June 11, 2019

Great Hearts Academies Athletic Director Receives Prestigious Honor

Scottsdale Preparatory Leader Recognized Two Years in a Row Arizona – Great Hearts Academies is excited to announce that Duane Ediger, athletic director (AD) at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA), was voted AD of the Year for the 2A Conference. This is the second consecutive year Ediger has received this honor and the third time he […] Read More »
Anthem Preparatory May 29, 2019

Commencement 2019: The School of History

By Andrew J. Ellison, Executive Director/Great Hearts San Antonio It is a commonplace to say that one of the reasons we study history is to become better interpreters of the present.  There is the clichéd saying that “those who do not remember their history are doomed to repeat it”. Of course, it is a dangerous […] Read More »