2014 high school grades and graduation rates were released today by the Florida Department of Education. In the data released, more than 75% of Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) traditional high schools earned an A or B grade and achieved a graduation rate of 88%.
Highlights from this year’s high school grades and graduation rates include:
· Sixteen BCPS traditional high schools attained a graduation rate of 90% or better;
· For the sixth consecutive year, BCPS had no F rated traditional high schools;
· Twelve BCPS traditional high schools maintained A or B grades for consecutive years (Atlantic Technical, Charles W. Flanagan, Cypress Bay, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Nova, Pompano Beach, South Plantation, West Broward, Western and William T. McFatter); and
· Hollywood Hills High School improved its school grade from a C to a B with only 55 schools improving their grades in the state, and increased its graduation rate by 12%.
“As a District, we are dedicated to providing students with a high quality education and ensuring they have the proper toolset to compete and succeed in college and career,” said Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. “We appreciate and recognize the hard work of our students, teachers, school leaders and administrators. We will continue to focus on improving the outcomes for all of our students."
· Click here (or visit: browardschools.com/School-Info/High-Schools/School-Grades) to view BCPS high school grades.
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