Thursday, June 14, 2018

Pasco Schools Pleased With State Exam Results

 Land O’ Lakes, FL – (June 14, 2018) – Pasco County Schools state assessment results equaled or exceeded the state’s on all end-of course exams; in all but two grade levels on the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) English language arts (ELA); and in two grade levels on the FSA math and Next Generation Sunshine State Standards science exams.

The percentage of students scoring Level 3 to 5 (considered on grade level) exceeded or matched the state on the grades 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10 ELA; grades 6 and 8 math; grades 5 and 8 science; and the algebra 1, biology, civics, geometry, and U.S. history end-of-course exams.

Pasco scores exceeded or matched contiguous districts (Hernando, Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Polk counties) as follows:

ELA – 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th

Math – 6th, 8th

Science – 8th

Algebra 1 EOC

Biology EOC

Geometry EOC

U.S. History EOC

“Overall, our students made us proud,” said Superintendent Kurt Browning.  “Can we do better?  Yes we can, and I expect to see continuous improvement every year, in every school, and at every grade level,” he added.