The Rising School (TRS) is a 4th-11th grade no-tuition charter school located at 7444 E. Broadway Blvd. in Tucson. In 2017-18, we will add grade 12.


Notice of FY 2017 Budget approval by the TRS Governing Board: Thursday, July 7, at 4:30 pm at The Rising School, 7444 E. Broadway Blvd:




Click here for NSLP Summer Meal Schedule 2016 through TUSD


Approved FY 2015 AFR (Annual Financial Review)


In compliance with A.R.S. §38-431.02, notices of all Rising School public meetings, including all Governing Board meetings, will be posted on this webpage. A hard copy of the Board Meeting Draft Agenda will be posted at least 24 hours before each public meeting at The Rising School, located at 7444 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, Arizona, 85710.


Previous Governing Board Minutes and Agendas:

Board meeting 2018-01-25 minutes     Board meeting 2018-01-25 agenda 

Board meeting 2017-11-30 minutes     Board meeting 2017-11-30 agenda 

Board meeting 2017-10-26 minutes     Board meeting 2017-10-26 agenda

Board meeting 2017-08-31 minutes     Board meeting 2017-08-31 agenda

Board meeting 2017-07-27 minutes     Board meeting 2017-07-27 agenda

Board meeting 2017-07-13 minutes     Board meeting 2017-07-13 agenda

Board meeting 2017-06-29 minutes     Board meeting 2017-06-29 agenda

Board meeting 2017-04-13 minutes     Board meeting 2017-04-13 agenda

Board meeting 2017-03-28 minutes     Board meeting 2017-03-28 agenda

Board meeting 2017-02-21 minutes     Board meeting 2017-02-21 agenda

Board meeting 2016-12-15 minutes     Board meeting 2016-12-15 agenda

Board meeting 2016-09-29 minutes     Board meeting 2016-09-29 agenda

Board meeting 2016-09-01 minutes     Board meeting 2016-09-01 agenda

Board meeting 2016-07-28 minutes     Board meeting 2016-07-28 agenda

Board meeting 2016-07-07 minutes     Board meeting 2016-07-07 agenda

Board meeting 2014-09-25 minutes     Board meeting 2014-09-25 agenda

Board meeting 2014-08-04 minutes     Board meeting 2014-08-04 agenda

Board meeting 2014-07-31 minutes     Board meeting 2014-07-31 agenda

Board meeting 2014-07-10 minutes     Board meeting 2014-07-10 agenda

Board meeting 2014-06-24 minutes     Board meeting 2014-06-24 agenda

Board meeting 2014-05-29 minutes     Board meeting 2014-05-29 agenda

Board meeting 2014-03-27 minutes     Board meeting 2014-03-27 agenda

Board meeting 2014-02-27 minutes       Board meeting 2014-02-27 agenda

Board meeting 2014-01-30 minutes       Board meeting 2014-01-30 agenda

Board meeting 2014-01-09 minutes      Board meeting 2014-01-09 agenda

Board meeting 2013-12-05 minutes      Board meeting 2013-12-05 agenda

Board meeting 2013-11-14 minutes     Board meeting 2013-11-14 agenda

Board meeting 2013-09-26 minutes     Board meeting 2013-09-26 agenda

Board meeting 2013-08-29 minutes     Board meeting 2013-08-29 agenda

Board meeting 2013-06-13 minutes     Board meeting 2013-06-13 agenda

Board meeting 2013-05-16 minutes     Board meeting 2013-05-16 agenda

Board meeting 2013-04-25 minutes     Board meeting 2013-04-25 agenda

Board meeting 2013-04-11 minutes     Board meeting 2013-04-11 agenda

Board meeting 2013-02-21 minutes     Board meeting 2013-02-21 agenda

Board meeting 2012-05-14 minutes     Board meeting 2012-05-14 agenda




Summer Open House Schedule
We have two more open houses this summer. Stop by for food, a presentation, and tours of the school.

Tuesday, June 28: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday, July 16: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 


Summer Open House Schedule
Interested in learning more about The Rising School? Stop by meet our faculty and learn more about how we’re preparing students for the 21st century:

June 27th: 1pm – 4pm

July 18th: 1pm – 4pm 

Award Ceremony: This Wednesday, May 18th at 3:00pm.
Join us this Wednesday to help honor our the achievements of our outstanding students!  

8th Grade Graduation: This Wednesday, May 18th at 4:00pm.
Stick around after our awards ceremony this Wednesday for our 8th grade graduation. We’re extraordinarily proud of our graduates and wish them the best of luck as they continue their learning in high school!


Meet the Teachers night: Tuesday, November 18, 5:30-7:00pm.
At this event, you will follow your child’s class schedule, spending 15 minutes in each class. During that time, you will meet your child’s teachers and learn about our curriculum. Your children are welcome to hang out inside the school during the event. But they are not required to attend.

Upcoming TRS field-study trips led by Field Science for Schools:
In October and November, all students will be taking a field-study trip, led by the Field Science for Schools program of Ironwood Tree Experience:
• 8th graders: October 28
• 9th graders: October 30
• 6th graders: November 13
• 7th graders: November 14

To download the two field-trip permission slips, click on these links:
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Sack lunches will be provided by TRS’s caterer. Students will need to bring the following:
• 1 book bag sized daypack
• 2 reusable water bottles (please, no disposable water bottles)
• 1 hat (for sun protection)
• 1 pair loose long pants or shorts
• 1 light cotton long sleeved shirt or 1 t-shirt (no exposed shoulders)
• Sunglasses
• Closed-toe shoes (no flip flops/sandals)

To learn about Field Science for Schools, click on this link:

The Rising School’s proposed and adopted budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year can be found on this link to the Arizona Department of Education:

In the video below, Principal George Rising discusses our school’s philosophy of success, which centers on students learning from excellent teachers in a supportive atmosphere:

Read our most-recent press release: TRS Press Release_05-21-2014

Read about The Rising School in the Arizona Daily Star: Arizona Daily Star

Please check out our newsletters:

Letter to Parents_09-01-2014

Letter to Parents_08-11-2014

Newsletter 2014-08-10

Newsletter 2014-07-14

Newsletter 2014-06-03

Newsletter 2014-04-19

Newsletter 2013-03-08

Newsletter 2012-08-23

Newsletter 2012-04-26

Newsletter 2012-02-22

We’re hiring teachers!

We need excellent teachers. And we need part-time tutors, too. If you are interested in applying to teach at TRS, please follow the process described in our ad, which includes sending a cover letter and resume to Job ad_03-01-2014

Here’s a video of one of our Open Houses. Thanks to Marc Minkin for filming & editing it!