Friday, July 06, 2007
Hendry/Glades High Schools - Worst In State Again
LABELLE, FL. -- Hendry county's two high schools, Clewiston High and LaBelle High and Glades County's Moore Haven High all received grades of "D" from the state this year. They are among the eight percent of Florida's schools that received a "D" this year. Less than a third of the Hendry high schools students this were able to meet "high standards" in reading or science. While about 70% of Hendry high schools students in Hendry were able to meet the high standards in reading.
In Glades, 35% of high schoolers were able to meet high standards in reading and only 18% in science. 57% met high standards in writing.
More than two-thirds of all graded Florida public schools received "A" or "B" grades in this year�s grading calculation. School grades for Florida�s public schools included three new components - science FCAT scores, learning gains in mathematics among the lowest-performing students, and passing scores for 11th and 12th graders retaking the Grade 10 reading and mathematics FCAT exams. In 2007, of the 2,831 graded schools the majority, 52%, an "A", 17% a "B", 21%, a "C", 8% a "D", and 3% an "F."
Both Clewiston and LaBelle Middle schools and Central Elementary received "C"s while the County Oaks Elementary pulled a "B" this year. All the remaining Hendry elementary schools gained "A" grades this year. Both Glades county elementary schools, Moore Haven and West Glades received a "C".
Hendry School's State "Report Card"
Glades School's State "Report Card"