A-F Appeals

A-F Appeals Timeline: SY22-23 (Closed)


22-23 Letter Grades Timeline

October 13

SBE Meeting Materials posted

October 23 Board Meeting


  • Board sets cut scores
  • Board approves Appeals Policies/Procedures
  • Board directs ADE to check letter grades and releases for schools and LEAs by November 1, 2023

October 23-November 1

      Board/ADE communicate appeals process, coming letter grades, etc.

By November 1


  • Letter Grades released to public, press, schools, LEAs simultaneously
  • Press release and comms. to schools/LEAs (from Board)
  • Appeals window opened

COB (5:00pm MST) on November 15

      Appeals window closed

Immediately following COB on November 15


  • Letter Grades are posted
    • Schools that appealed are labeled “UR” for Under Review
    • LEAs with schools that appealed are labeled “UR”

November 20 – November 27

 A-F Appeals Committee reviews appeals and issues recommendation to Board

  • November 20, 11:30am-2:30pm, virtual only meeting format
  • November 27, 9:00am-12:00pm, hybrid meeting format

December 4 Board Meeting


  • Board acts on A-F Appeals Committee recommendations
  • Finalized school letter grades are posted
  • LEAs remain “UR” until re-calculated
January 22 Board Meeting

       Board acts on remaining A-F Appeals Committee recommendations

By January 29

       Finalized LEA letter grades are posted


Guidance Presentations and Videos

A-F Appeals Guidance: Incorrect Data