• BESTinBCPS: Students

    The revision of curriculum, instructional materials, assessments, and graduation requirements due to the State of Florida's adoption of the BEST standards will impact students beginning with the Graduating Class of 2021.  A summary of upcoming changes, by graduation cohort is provided below.   This chart assumes that the student is engaged in on-grade level coursework.  Adjustments would occur for students involved in accelerated or remedial coursework.  

          SY 2020-21   SY 2021-22   SY 2022-23
      Graduating
    Class of
    Grade
    19-20
     

    Grade
    20-21

    Curriculum Assessments  

    Grade
    21-22

    Curriculum Assessments  

    Grade
    22-23

    Curriculum Assessments
      2035 PK-2   PK-3 Pre-K     PK-4 Pre-K FLKRS   K Revised BAS
      2034 PK-3   PK-4 Pre-K FLKRS   K Revised BAS   1 Revised BAS
      2033 PK-4   K Revised BAS   1 Revised BAS   2 Revised BAS
      2032 K   1 Revised BAS   2 Revised BAS   3 Revised

    BEST ELA
    BEST Math

      2031 1   2 Revised BAS   3 Revised FSA ELA
    FSA Math
      4 Revised BEST ELA
    BEST Math
      2030 2   3 Current FSA ELA
    FSA Math
      4 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    FSA ELA
    FSA Math
      5 Revised BEST ELA
    BEST Math
    NGSS Science_05
      2029 3   4 Current

    FSA ELA
    FSA Math

      5 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    FSA ELA
    FSA Math
    NGSS Science_05
      6 Revised BEST ELA
    BEST Math
      2028 4   5 Current FSA ELA
    FSA Math
    NGSS Science_05
      6 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    FSA ELA
    FSA Math
      7 Revised BEST ELA
    BEST Math
    Civics_07
      2027 5   6 Current FSA ELA
    FSA Math
      7 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    FSA ELA
    FSA Math
    Civics_07
      8 Revised BEST ELA
    BEST Math
      2026 6   7 Current FSA ELA
    FSA Math
    Civics_07
      8 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    FSA ELA
    FSA Math
      9 Revised EOC Algebra
    EOC Biology
      2025 7   8 Current FSA ELA
    FSA Math
    NGSS Science_08
      9 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    FSA ELA9
    EOC Algebra
    EOC Biology
      10 Revised BEST ELA10
    PSAT
      2024 8   9 Current FSA ELA9
    EOC Algebra
    EOC Biology
      10 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    FSA ELA10
    EOC Geometry
    PSAT
      11 Revised EOC US Hist
    SAT/ACT
      2023 9   10 Current FSA ELA10
    EOC Geometry
    PSAT
      11 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    EOC US Hist
    SAT/ACT
      12 Revised Civic12
      2022 10   11 Current EOC US Hist
    SAT/ACT
      12 Revised ELA
    Current Math
    Civic12     -----   -----
      2021 11   12 Current Civic12  -----   -----   -----   -----   -----   -----

    Additional information will be forthcoming on the following topics:

    • Florida Civic Literacy Test (Information on current procedures are available from institutions of higher education, including Broward College)
    • SAT/ACT requirement for graduation with a Florida Standard Diploma
    • BEST assessments which begin in Spring 2023

    This web page will be updated periodically as the School Board, State statute, and Department of Education regulations provide additional detail on implementation.  This web page was last updated on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.