2013 high school grades released today by the Florida Department of Education show Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) made significant increases in the number of high schools earning “A” or “B” grades. Overall, 25 high schools earned an “A”, 10 earned a “B” and three earned a “C” (includes traditional high schools and charter schools).
Notable achievements among BCPS traditional high schools:
91 percent earned an “A” or “B” grade, an increase from 81 percent in 2012.
28 high schools increased or maintained their grade in 2013.
The five BCPS traditional schools that increased their grades in 2013 include:
Dillard High School, which earned an “A” in 2013, up from a “C” in 2012.
Deerfield Beach High School, which improved one letter grade to an “A” in 2013.
South Broward High School, Stranahan High School and Northeast High School, which earned “B’s” in 2013, from “C’s” in 2012.
“We are incredibly proud of our high school grades. While we know there is more work to do, these results signify that we are on the right path for increasing student academic achievement,” said Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “I commend our teachers, administrators and students for their hard work and dedication. We will continue to focus on ensuring all students are college and career ready."
Watch the BCPS press conference on high school grades
View the list of individual high school grades.
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