TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida is finally releasing school grades based on tests given nearly a year ago.
The Florida Department of Education on Friday issued grades for schools that are linked to the state’s new high-stakes test. The Florida Standards Assessment is based primarily on Common Core standards.
The preliminary grades given out for 3,219 schools show that 1,169 schools received A grades and 642 were given a B. A total of 184 schools earned an F grade while 365 schools were given a D. Some 859 schools got a C grade.