Student Assessment and Research


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    Student Assessment and Research is a department within the Academics Division

    Throughout the year, the Student Assessment arm of the department assists schools with all aspects of Broward's assessment program including preparing, administering, and reporting of state-required and district tests.

    The Research arm releases briefs, reports, and evaluations that provide knowledge and support to strengthen decision making by the Superintendent, the School Board, and district and school-based administrators.

    The Student Assessment and Research department reside in two locations; the Kathleen C. Wright (KCW) building and the Twin Lakes facility.

Recent Releases

  • Online Attendance 2019-20

    Due to the Coronavirus outbreak early in 2020, physical schools were closed following March 13, 2020 through the end of the school year. Schools transitioned to online classes beginning March 30, 2020. This brief summarizes online attendance from March 30, 2020 through the end of the year compared to physical attendance in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) up to March 13, 2020 for the 2019-20 school year.

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  • PSAT School Day Results, 2020-21

    This memo and the attached appendices summarize student participation and scores from two types of Preliminary SAT tests offered during the 2020-21 school year: the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), offered to tenth and eleventh grade students, and the Preliminary SAT 8/9 (PSAT 8/9), offered to ninth grade students. Both PSAT administrations provide feedback to students, educators, and parents on reading, writing, and mathematical skills essential for success in college-level coursework.

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  • Graduation Rates, 2019-20

    On January 8, 2021, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) released Federal graduation rates for Florida and the 67 Florida school districts. The graduation rate measures the percentage of students who graduate within four years of their first enrollment in ninth grade.

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  • Promotion Rates, 2017-18 through 2019-20

    The attached research brief summarizes promotion rates in Broward County Public Schools for the 2017-18 through 2019-20 school years. Rates are provided by demographic group, grade level, and innovation zone. Third grade promotion is also broken out by reason for promotion. Individual school data are provided in the appendices.

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Contact Information

  • Student Assessment and Research

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-2500

    Fax: 754-321-4290

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    Richard Baum


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