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

  • Advanced Placement Results, 2017-18 through 2019-20

    This brief presents enrollment rates and exam results for Broward County Public Schools’ (BCPS) Advanced Placement (AP) program as of September 14, 2020. 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.

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  • SAT School Day Results, 2019-20

    The SAT, a college entrance exam offered through College Board, provides many benefits, both to students and schools. For the fourth year in a row, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) partnered with College Board to provide a school day administration of the SAT to all eleventh grade students enrolled in the District’s traditional schools and centers in order to increase SAT participation throughout the District. The SAT was also offered to twelfth grade students who had not yet met the reading graduation testing requirement.

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  • Attendance Rates, 2017-18 through 2019-20

    This brief summarizes attendance trends in Broward County Public Schools for the three school year period from 2017-18 to 2019-20. Attendance for the 2019-20 school year through March 13, 2020. Absences are classified as excused (parent/guardian notified the school), unexcused (no parent/guardian notified the school), or suspension (external suspension). Results are presented in figures and tables, and additional materials are included in appendices.

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  • Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT®)

    The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT®) has been used as a universal screener to identify gifted students from under-represented populations since 2011. In Broward County Public Schools, this is defined as having limited English Proficiency or qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch.

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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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    Phone: --

    Richard Baum


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