Resources & Research

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Adding Grade Levels to Charter Amendment Request, Sonoran Science Academy-Davis Monthan

Provided by the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools, this is a copy of the Sonoran Science Academy – David Monthan’s 2010 request for a contract amendment to add grade levels at the charter school on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona. The document provides background about the action and the approval to go from serving grades 6-8 to serving grades 6-9.

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Charter Contract, Arizona State Board for Charter Schools and Sonoran Science Academy – Davis Monthan

This copy of the contract between the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools and the Sonoran Science Academy – Davis Monthan, provided by the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools, describes the terms of the deal, including the parties involved and amendments requiring approval.   

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Sonoran Science Academy, Davis-Monthan, Replication Application

This copy of the 2009 Sonoran Science Academy, Davis-Monthan, Replication Application, provided by the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools, offers detailed information about enrollment and performance trends for Sonoran Science Academy – Tucson, the program being replicated. The document also provides a market analysis, enrollment requirements, organizational structure and a start-up budget for the proposed middle school for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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Sonoran Science Academy, Davis-Monthan, Replication Application Summary Report

This is a summary report from the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools recommending that a replication application for a Sonoran Science Academy at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base be granted. The report includes brief information about Sonoran Science Academy-Tucson's perfomance, market analysis, governance structure and the instructional program. The Board approved the replication application, a streamlined process for "proven quality charter schools."

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Bullet Background Paper on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Charter School

This Bullet Background Paper from Davis-Monthan Air Force Bases in Tucson, Arizona, summarizes important issues and events in the development and operation of a charter middle school on the base. The report begins with a description of a consolidation move by the Tucson Unified School District of schools it operated on the base.

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Proposal Preparation Instructions, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, School Project

This is a copy of Proposal Preparation Instructions provided by Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in connection with its work to develop a school on the base. The instructions detail requirements for information that must be submitted in three areas: the technical proposal, financial capability, and lease certification. It also details the basis for a contract award, described as providing the "best value to the government," including provisions for special education.

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Statement of Objectives, Charter Middle School, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

This Statement of Objectives for a charter middle school on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona, outlines the project being developed, including the scope of work, performance period, technical requirements, tasks to be performed and other requirements. A charter school was started in 2009 on the Air Force Base, which provided this document.