By Kamela Patton, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools
The Florida Department of Education has released 2019 school grades for all levels and overall district grades. We are proud of the continued performance of the District as A rated for three consecutive years.
• Only 36 percent of the districts in Florida earned a district grade of an A
• CCPS has 24 of 55 (44 percent) schools earning an A
• 23 schools maintained an A, 1 improved to an A and 2 others improved to a B
• CCPS tied for the fifth highest percentage points (65 percent) earned, up from 33rd of 67 districts in 2011
• Of the thirteen districts with the highest percentage points in the state, CCPS has:
The state accountability system focuses on the following school and district performance outcomes: student achievement, learning gains, graduation, acceleration success, and maintaining a focus on students who need the most support.
Continued success in CCPS can be attributed to the hard work and commitment of students, parents, teachers, administrators, District staff, and strong community support. A focus on progress monitoring and ongoing adjustments to instruction are integral to overall student achievement.
The District has earned an A based on the state accountability system and shown a positive outcome confirming our strong focus on student achievement. We are proud of the achievements of individual students, families, teachers, school administrators and the collective District performance. Earning an A is a significant accomplishment for our schools and the community.