A-Celebration: Every North Escambia Area Middle, Elementary Gets An “A” School Grade

June 30, 2011

There was lot of celebrating at every North Escambia area elementary and middle school — all of them received A’s in the Florida Department of Education school accountability grades released Thursday morning.

All five North Escambia area elementary schools — Bratt, Byrneville, Molino Park, Jim Allen and Jay–  returned to A status for 2011.

Bratt Elementary returned to A-status in 2011, up from a B last year. Byrneville improved from a C, Jim Allen and Molino Park improved from a B, and Jay improved from a C.

The news was equally good for Ernest Ward and Ransom, the two middle schools in North Escambia.

Both Ernest Ward and Ransom were A schools for 2011 — the sixth straight year at an A-ranking for both schools.

The Escambia County School District is now an A-rated district, up from a C last year. And the Santa Rosa County School District remained A-rated for the eighth consecutive year.

High school grades will not be released until later this year because graduation rates and other factors are being considered this year and that data is not yet available.

Each school is given a grade based primarily upon student achievement data from the FCAT.  The grades are designed to communicate to the public how well a school is performing relative to state standards.

School grades are calculated based on annual learning gains of each student toward achievement of Sunshine State Standards, the progress of the lowest quartile of students, and the meeting of proficiency standards.


8 Responses to “A-Celebration: Every North Escambia Area Middle, Elementary Gets An “A” School Grade”

  1. riversunshine on July 1st, 2011 1:42 pm

    Congratulations, Jim Allen!

  2. Robin on July 1st, 2011 8:26 am

    Congratulations to Joseph Sutton for getting the highest FCAT score in the third grade in the entire district!! Go JoJo!! Go JoJo!!!
    Grandma and Grandpa are proud of you!

  3. Jeff Bergosh on June 30th, 2011 5:35 pm

    Congratulations to all of the students, parents, teachers, support staff, volunteers, and everyone else that works with us in this district. We still have many challenges, but we are moving in the right direction and we are doing great things for kids. This is a great day for Escambia County Schools! Thanks for reporting on this William.

  4. JSCS on June 30th, 2011 3:18 pm

    GOOD JOB, Molino Park. I know everyone worked really hard to get an “A” again. Give youselves a big pat on the back. Heave a sigh of relief and enjoy the rest of the summer.

  5. Sarah-Jane on June 30th, 2011 11:52 am

    CONGRATULATIONS to everyone at Molino Park Elementary

    Hard work and dedication pays off.

    We are an A school :-)

  6. William on June 30th, 2011 10:10 am

    Dola wrote — >>>Awite Bratt… Get it together! Nah, just kidding, a “B” aint that bad!

    Reread the article and the headline — Bratt received an A.

  7. Dola on June 30th, 2011 10:08 am

    Awite Bratt… Get it together! Nah, just kidding, a “B” aint that bad!

  8. tamijane on June 30th, 2011 10:07 am

    AWESOME!!! I am so proud of our North Escambia students!!!

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