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