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Gadsden

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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35 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Quincy, FL 32351
Gadsden County
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PH: (850) 627-9651
FAX: (850) 627-5305

  • Grades PK-12
  • 6000 students
  • 23 schools

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 FCAT 2 Results

 
Scale: % scoring at or above grade level

Grade 3

Reading
 46% (2014)
 41% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

Math
 72% (2014)
 71% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 63% (2011)
The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Reading
 42% (2014)
 54% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

Writing
 55% (2014)
 82% (2013)
The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

Math
 63% (2014)
 74% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 62% (2011)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5

Reading
 52% (2014)
 48% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 44% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

Science
 43% (2014)
 47% (2013)
 35% (2012)
The state average for Science was 54% in 2014.

Math
 61% (2014)
 50% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6

Reading
 40% (2014)
 38% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 27% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 60% in 2014.

Math
 46% (2014)
 39% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 34% (2011)
The state average for Math was 53% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7

Reading
 39% (2014)
 39% (2013)
 24% (2012)
 33% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

Math
 50% (2014)
 33% (2013)
 32% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Reading
 35% (2014)
 27% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 39% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

Science
 32% (2014)
 17% (2013)
 26% (2012)
The state average for Science was 49% in 2014.

Writing
 40% (2014)
 74% (2013)
The state average for Writing was 56% in 2014.

Math
 40% (2014)
 33% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 49% (2011)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 9

Reading
 14% (2014)
 24% (2013)
 27% (2012)
 23% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 53% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 10

Reading
 26% (2014)
 30% (2013)
 22% (2012)
 19% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 55% in 2014.

Writing
 45% (2014)
 74% (2013)
The state average for Writing was 64% in 2014.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida.
  • The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest.
  • Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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 FCAT Writing Results

 
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

Grade 4

Writing
 80% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 89% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 81% in 2012.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Writing
 78% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 91% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 78% in 2012.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Writing
 71% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 93% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2012.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing.
  • The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school.
  • The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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 FCAT EOC Results

 
Scale: National Percentile Rank (50 is the national average)

Biology I
 40% (2013)
The state average for Biology I was 67% in 2013.

Algebra I
 39% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 34% (2011)
The state average for Algebra I was 64% in 2013.

Geometry
 29% (2013)
The state average for Geometry was 64% in 2013.

Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1.
  • The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida.
  • The Algebra 1 EOC has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest.
  • Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher Credentials
Information about this data
Source: 1FL Dept. of Education, 2009-2010
2FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
 This DistrictState Average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers2n/an/a
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers14%5%
Teacher Education Levels
Information about this data
Source: 1FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
2FL Dept. of Education, 2009-2010
 This DistrictState Average
Bachelor's degree167%61%
Bachelor's degree272%65%
Master's degree130%36%
Master's degree226%32%
Doctorate degree12%1%
Doctorate degree21%1%
Other degree11%2%
Other degree2<1%2%

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Black77%23%
Hispanic18%29%
White3%42%
Multiracial1%3%
Unspecified1%n/a
Student Subgroups
Information about this data
Source: 1FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
 This DistrictState Average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program184%59%
English language learners16%9%
Attendance and Completion
Information about this data
Source: 1FL Dept. of Education, 2009-2010
2FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012
3FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
 This DistrictState Average
Graduation rate261%74%
Graduation rate (high school)155%73%
Dropout rate (high school)3n/an/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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