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Howard, Mark; Christiansen, David W. – School District of Palm Beach County, 2018
In FY17, the School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) outperformed Florida and six other large urban school districts for the fourth consecutive year (FY14-FY17), and has consistently increased the graduation rate, including from FY16 to FY17. More importantly, the disparity between White students and their Black and Hispanic peers was reduced…
Descriptors: School Districts, Urban Schools, Academic Achievement, Graduation Rate
Christiansen, David W. – School District of Palm Beach County, 2016
In FY16, the School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) outperformed Florida and six other large urban school districts and increased the graduation rate from FY15. The Federal High School Graduation Rate includes standard diplomas but excludes special diplomas and GEDs (General Education Diplomas). This memorandum reports the graduation rates…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, School Districts, Urban Schools, African American Students
Christiansen, David W. – School District of Palm Beach County, 2016
On January 5, 2016, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) released graduation rates for the State of Florida and the School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC). The Federal High School Graduation Rate includes standard diplomas but excludes special diplomas and GEDs (General Education Diplomas). In FY2015, SDPBC outperformed Florida and six…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, School Districts, Urban Schools, African American Students
Gent, E. Wayne – School District of Palm Beach County, 2014
In FY2014, the State of Florida and the School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) outperformed Florida and other large urban school districts and was the only large urban district to have an increased graduation rate. In FY2012, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) accountability system began using the Federal Graduation Rate, which is a…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, School Districts, Urban Schools, African American Students
Gent, E. Wayne – School District of Palm Beach County, 2013
On December 11, 2013, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) released graduation rates for the State of Florida and the School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC). In FY2012, the FDOE accountability system began using the Federal Graduation Rate, which is a more rigorous standard than the National Governors Association (NGA) rate used…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, School Districts, Urban Schools, African American Students