Florida School Grades Far Exceed Expectations

From Florida Dept of Education Press Office
July 7, 2022

~ Data shows Florida’s schools performed much better than expected due to policies that kept schools open and kept students in the classroom ~

Tallahassee, Fla., July 7, 2022 – Today, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) released school grades for the 2021-2022 academic year, which show that schools statewide exceeded expectations. The 2021-2022 school grades mark the first full school grade data release since 2019 due to the lack of assessments in the 2019-2020 school year and the opt-in nature of the 2020-2021 school grades. FDOE applauds the hard work of Florida’s students, parents, teachers and school leaders as their collective efforts to support student achievement resulted in school grades that defied conventional wisdom and established a foundation for further closing achievement gaps.  READ MORE