Florida school grades for elementary, middle and combination schools are out
7:45 AM, Jul 26, 2013
11:51 AM, Jul 30, 2013
Report cards for Florida's elementary and middle schools came out today.
The Florida Department of Education released the 2013 school letter grades for elementary, middle and some combination schools this morning.
Martin County schools finished with six A's, eight B's and three C's. Indian River County schools received three A's, nine B's, seven C's and one D. St. Lucie County schools had three A's, six B's, 14 C's, seven D's and two F's.
According to the Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach County went from having no F-rated schools last year to having two elementary schools, two charter schools and one alternative school getting that dreaded scarlet letter. Read more here: http://bit.ly/12Qq6EY
Based on preliminary grades, statewide, the number of "A" schools dropped from 48 percent to 29 percent while the number of "F" schools increased from 2 percent to 4 percent, according to the Florida Department of Education. Details of the school grades are available online at: http://schoolgrades.fldoe.org/
Eric Pfahler, Kelly Tyko, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers, contributed to this report.