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School Performance Grades
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The Florida Department of Education released the school-by-school grades for the 2011/12 school year today for elementary and middle schools. High school numbers were published for the FCAT portion of the Accountability system but the final grades for high schools will not be calculated until late in the fall of this year.
Among District schools 79% received a rating of “A” or “B” in the State Accountability system. Lee County fared much better than State totals (see below) where only 69% of schools received As or Bs.
Only 5% of district schools fell into the D or F category compared to 11% across the State. No district school received a grade of “F” while failing grades across the State accounted for 2% of schools.
Number of Schools by Grade Earned*
State School Grades 2012
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The State made significant changes to the School Grading system this year, most of which increased standards and had a negative effect on the scores received by schools. Changes included implementation of new State FCAT tests (FCAT 2.0), higher cut-scores, inclusion of ESE and ELL students in all school measures and a host of other tweaks to the system. Consequently many schools dropped by a letter grade this year. However, District schools performed better than had originally been predicted.
Despite the more rigorous rules, 33 schools maintained a rating of “A” and several district schools increased their letter grade performance from “B” to “A” (Edison Park, Tanglewood Elementary, Six Mile Charter School, Cape Coral High, Estero High, Ida S Baker High, Oasis Charter High, Riverdale High, ,and South Fort Myers High went from "C" to "A").
Grades of 10 Largest Districts
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