Bratt Elementary Boost FCAT Writing Gains, One Of The County’s Best

May 9, 2008

Bratt Elementary school fourth graders scored among the best in the county in the recent FCAT Writing+ Essay test,with 85 percent of them scoring at grade level or above.

A score of 3.5 on the combination multiple choice and essay test is considered to be grade level.

Last year, 75 percent of the Bratt fourth grade students scored a 3.5 or more.

Of the 66 students taking the Writing+ test at Bratt, five percent scored a 5 or higher. Twelve percent scored between 4 and 5, and 48 percent scored between 3 and 4.

Twenty-six percent of the students scored 2-3, and nine percent scored a 1.

Bratt Elementary Principal Sheryl Pomeroy told NorthEscambia.com that the students and teachers were both to be commended for their hard work to prepare for the FCAT.

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