New graduation rates show DCPS increasing for the sixth consecutive year

1/9/2020

Florida released public school graduation rates today, and the news is positive in Duval County. 

The county’s graduation rate rose from 85.1% to 86.5%, an increase of 1.4 percentage points over the prior year. This represents the sixth consecutive year that Duval County has increased its graduation rate. Additionally, this represents the third consecutive year that Duval County has had a larger percentage point increase than Florida (+0.8 percentage points).

 

 

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Duval schools honored for excellence in community involvement

11/11/2019

Twenty-five schools in Duval County have been honored with the Five Star Schools Award for 2018-19. The award recognizes schools that have demonstrated success in incorporating families and community members into the school environment. 

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Duval’s 3rd grade ELA scores released, schools see big gains and drops

5/31/2018

Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) quietly released the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) third-grade scores for English and Language Arts (ELA). The state average for proficiency (percentage of students who scored a 3 or above) on the assessment was 57% while Duval’s average was 50%, the lowest of the Big 7 Florida school districts:

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Duval Schools number one among Big 7 in several areas

7/12/2017

School grades show Duval schools are improving in individual school grades, student learning gains and across many accountability areas!

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Upcoming Event

Join Us for EDTalks 2020

EDTalks is an annual speaker series and luncheon that brings education's greatest thought leaders to Duval County. Mark your calendar for October 8!

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
  • Time: 11:30AM to 1:00PM
  • Where: Omni Jacksonville Hotel
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-cent tax 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

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Did You Know?

85.1 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2018, a record high.

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