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Charlotte County Public School District Achieves Distinction as B Rated District

Media Release

December 11, 2023


Earlier today, The Florida Department of Education released 2023 school & district grades established under new performance expectations, or cut scores under revised achievement levels, for the FAST assessments in English Language Arts (grades 3-10), Mathematics (grades 3-8), and the B.E.S.T.-aligned EOCs (Algebra 1 & Geometry).


Today’s release of 2023 district and school grades provides the following overall highlights:
• The district has improved its overall ranking from 33rd to 24th.
• The # of A schools in the district is 4.
• The # of B schools in the district is 13.
• The percentage of students achieving on-grade level or higher performance in English language arts is 53% (+2%).
• The percentage of students achieving on-grade level or higher performance in mathematics is 55% (+1%).
• The percentage of students achieving on-grade level or higher performance in science is 57% (+1%).
• The percentage of students achieving on-grade level or higher performance in Social Studies is 66% (-4%).


“Our students deserve applause for a job well done! Collectively, our teachers, principals, staff, and parents, deserve a great deal of recognition for their role in last year’s jump in state ranking from 33rd to 24th. Together, we will continue to cultivate a relevant education that empowers all students to reach their highest potential. We are committed to guiding every student towards a pathway for life after graduation. Our district remains future-focused, and our District Strategic Plan will undoubtedly support our future success,” said Superintendent Mark Vianello.


The following Charlotte County schools have attained an “A’ distinction.
Charlotte Virtual School
• Florida Southwestern Collegiate Highschool
• Sallie Jones Elementary
• Vineland Elementary


For more information on 2023 school grades visit, 

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