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Fennoy, Donald E., II.; Oswald, Keith; Sheffield, Glenda; Howard, Mark – School District of Palm Beach County, 2021
On January 7, 2020, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) released high school graduation rates for the State of Florida and the School District of Palm Beach County (District). It should be noted that due to COVID-19, assessment requirements for graduation were waived for FY20 seniors who had yet to meet them. This fact should be kept in…
Descriptors: School Districts, Urban Schools, Graduation Rate, Minority Group Students
Fennoy, Donald E., II.; Oswald, Keith – School District of Palm Beach County, 2020
In FY19, School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) outperformed Florida and four other large urban school districts by maintaining a stable graduation rate from FY18 to FY19. District operated high schools exceeded the Board's Strategic Plan goal of 90% by posting a graduation rate of 91.6%. In this memorandum, table 1 reports the graduation…
Descriptors: School Districts, Urban Schools, Graduation Rate, Minority Group Students
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
Fennoy, Donald E., II.; Oswald, Keith – School District of Palm Beach County, 2018
In FY18, School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) outperformed Florida and five other large urban school districts for the fifth consecutive year (FY14-FY18), and has consistently increased the graduation rate, including from FY17 to FY18. District operated school students exceeded the Board's Strategic Plan goal of 90% by posting a graduation…
Descriptors: School Districts, Urban Schools, Graduation Rate, Minority Group Students
Howard, Mark – School District of Palm Beach County, 2015
The Department of Research and Evaluation (DRE) has completed an analysis of the performance of students who participated in the Teamwork USA Program, administered in FY2014 at three District schools. Teamwork USA hopes to improve student achievement at select Title I elementary schools via its Instrumental Music Program grant. This memorandum to…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Elementary School Students, Music Activities, Music Education