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2013 FCAT 2.0 Results: 3rd Grade Reading & Math, all grades Writing

 

The Florida Department of Education released the first round of 2013 FCAT 2.0 results today, including results for third grade reading and math, fourth grade writing, eighth grade writing and tenth grade writing. In each section below you will find highlights and summary tables for how Duval County and Florida students performed this year compared to last.

 

Third Grade Reading and Math (Districtwide): 

  • The percentage of DCPS third graders reading at grade level or above in 2013 (55 percent) rose 4 percentage points from 2012 (51 percent).
  • The percentage of DCPS third graders performing at grade level or above in Math in 2013 (56 percent) remained the same as 2012 (56 percent).
  • The percentage of DCPS third graders reading at or above grade level in 2013 (55 percent) was 2 percentage points lower than the statewide average (57 percent)
  • The percentage of DCPS third graders performing at or above in Math in 2013 (56 percent) was 2 percentage points lower than the statewide average (58 percent)

 

 Percentage of students performing on grade level or above 2012-2013

   

State

Duval

   

2012

2013

Diff.

2012

2013

Diff.

3rd Grade Reading

56

57

1

51

55

4

3rd Grade Math

58

58

0

56

56

0

 


Third Grade Reading (Individual School Highlights): 

Among individual schools, Tiger Academy made the largest gains in percentage of third graders reading at grade level or above. See table below for the top gains and drops in reading among schools in DCPS this year.

 

Largest individual schools gains and drops in DCPS (Reading)

Top Five Largest Gains  - Reading

School Name

2013

2012

Difference

TIGER ACADEMY

82

50

32

PICKETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

63

31

32

GARDEN CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

55

27

28

CEDAR HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

65

42

23

HENRY F. KITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

47

25

22

Top Five Largest Drops - Reading

ARLINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

44

56

-12

ENTERPRISE LEARNING ACADEMY

55

67

-12

GREENLAND PINES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

62

76

-14

SPRING PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

24

51

-27

JOHN E. FORD K-8 SCHOOL

32

61

-29

 


Third Grade Math (Individual School Highlights):   

Tiger Academy also made the largest gains in percentage of third graders performing at grade level or above in math. See table below for the top gains and drops in math performance among schools in DCPS this year.


Largest individual schools gains and drops in DCPS (Math)

Top Five Largest Gains - Math

School Name

2013

2012

Difference

TIGER ACADEMY

76

39

37

JOHN LOVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

58

30

28

SOMERSET ACADEMY-ELEMENTARY

71

45

26

RAMONA BOULEVARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

53

28

25

RIVER CITY SCIENCE ELEMENTARY ACADE

48

25

23

Top Five Largest Drops  - Math

KINGS TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

42

65

-23

DON BREWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

49

72

-23

S. A. HULL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

38

65

-27

SEACOAST CHARTER ACADEMY

44

76

-32

JOHN E. FORD K-8 SCHOOL

34

66

-32

 


Fourth, eighth and Tenth Grade Writing (districtwide):  

  • The standard score for measuring writing achievement in 2012 was 3.0 or above. In 2013 the standard was raised to 3.5, so comparisons between 2012 and 2013 should be considered by comparing equal score levels.
  • The percentage of DCPS fourth graders writing at level 3.5 or above in 2013 (54 percent) rose 12 percentage points from 2012 (42 percent).
  • The percentage of DCPS eighth graders writing at level 3.5 or above in 2013 (53 percent) rose 3 percentage points from 2012 (50 percent).
  • The percentage of DCPS 10th graders writing at level 3.5 or above in 2013 (68 percent) rose 5 percentage points from 2012 (63 percent).

 

Percentages of students performing at grade level or above in writing

   

State

Duval

   

2012

2013

Differences

2012

2013

Differences

   

3

3.5

3

3.5

3

3.5

3

3.5

3

3.5

3

3.5

4th Grade Writing

81

48

83

57

2

9

79

42

82

54

3

12

8th Grade Writing

78

52

79

54

1

2

78

50

80

53

2

3

10th Grade Writing

84

60

85

62

1

2

87

63

90

68

3

5

 

Check back on School Facts Jax soon for more detailed information about the latest school performance in Duval County.