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South County Career Center

Public | 11-12 | 255 students

 
 

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Posted March 31, 2010

Out of all the Scools that my child has went to this is the only one where she enjoys going and is really learning something!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 26, 2010

I went here for a year The teachers are fantastic they work hard and i say kudos to them for working with students here. This schools majority are students of which this is their last chance at graduating got kicked out of regular school or like myself, are trying to get ahead in life. I will say in my own expierence the principal is so-so he is a great person but alot goes on without his knowing. The guidance staff are amazing they really know what they are doing and help so so much. there are no team sports or anything of the sort and IMO the schoolwork could have been more challenging I felt like I was doing 4th grade work. but thats my opinion. overall its not a bad school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 9, 2008

the school is great for getting your child back on track.and making a chanage in there life for the better.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school did not receive a grade in 2011-2012.

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Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 66% in 2014.

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Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 68% in 2014.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 64% in 2014.

12 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 65% in 2014.

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Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1, U.S. History, and Geometry. 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.

Source: Florida Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 51%
White 33%
Black 13%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 22%N/AN/A
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85%N/AN/A
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Attendance and completion

  This school District averageState average
Dropout rate 9%N/A2%
Graduation rate 0%N/A74%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 64%67%61%
Master's degree 36%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 0%0%1%
Other degree 0%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 75%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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2810 John Sherman Way
Ruskin, FL 33570
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Phone: (813) 233-3335

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