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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.
The attached research brief summarizes promotion rates in Broward County Public Schools for the 2016-17 through 2018-19 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.
This brief presents enrollment rates and exam results for Broward County Public Schools’ (BCPS) Advanced Placement (AP) program as of September 5, 2019. The AP program provides an opportunity for high school students to experience college-level coursework and demonstrate mastery of content on national, subject-specific examinations. AP exams are scored on a scale of 1 to 5, and many colleges and universities will award course credit for scores of 3 or higher.
This memo and the attached appendix summarize students’, parents’, teachers’, and noninstructional staff participation in the end-of-year AdvancED surveys. Four surveys are available: those taken by elementary (grades 3-5) school students, middle-high (grades 6-12) school students, parents, and staff (teachers and non-instructional staff respond to the same staff survey).
This memorandum summarizes the school grade results released today by the Florida Department of Education at the school, district, and state levels. A school’s grade may include up to eleven components. There are four achievement components, four learning gains components, a middle school acceleration component, as well as components for graduation rate and college and career acceleration. The components consists of student performance on statewide assessments in English Language Arts, mathematics, and science in addition to End-of-Course Examinations in Algebra 1, Geometry, Biology, Civics, and US History.