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SCFCS Students Excel on Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test

(Bradenton, Fla., June 24, 2014) — For the fourth consecutive year, State College of Florida Collegiate School (SCFCS) students performed at a high level on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT).

SCFCS substantially outperformed both state and Manatee County schools with a higher percentage of students scoring a passing grade of 3 or above on the 2014 FCAT.

Sixth grade

Reading

   

SCFCS 86*

Manatee County 57

Florida 60

Math

   

SCFCS 80* (tied)

Manatee County 50

Florida 53

Seventh grade

Reading

   

SCFCS 76* (tied)

Manatee County 54

Florida 57

Math

   

SCFCS 68

Manatee County 57

Florida 56

Eighth grade

Reading

   

SCFCS 76*

Manatee County 53

Florida 57

Math

   

SCFCS 80*

Manatee County 54

Florida 47

Science

   

SCFCS 69

Manatee County 47

Florida 49

 

Ninth grade

Reading

   

SCFCS 83*

Manatee County 49

Florida 53

 10th grade

Reading

   

SCFCS 83*

Manatee County 53

Florida 55

SCFCS also had a higher percentage of students scoring a passing grade of 3.5 or above on the writing section of the 2014 FCAT.

Writing

Eighth grade

   

SCFCS 63

Manatee County 45

Florida 56

Writing

10th grade

   

SCFCS 80*

Manatee County 58

Florida 64

*Highest in Manatee County

In addition, SCFCS surpassed state and Manatee County pass rates on End of Course Exams in Algebra, Biology and Geometry.

Algebra    
SCFCS 91 Manatee County 65 Florida 66
Biology    
SCFCS 84 Manatee County 68 Florida 68
Geometry    
SCFCS 86 Manatee County 63 Florida 64
Civics (Scaled scores range from 20 to 80. Not based on percentages.)    
SCFCS 58 Manatee County 48 Florida 50

SCFCS, a tuition-free public charter school, is an innovative, technology-oriented school that allows students to explore their potential, discover the importance of higher education and receive personalized coaching in a close-knit school setting.

Students have the opportunity to earn simultaneously a high school diploma and an associate degree. A partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University provides a scholarship program for SCFCS students to continue to FGCU for a baccalaureate degree after graduating from SCFCS.

SCFCS opened in Fall 2010 with sixth and seventh grades and has expanded to include sixth through 12 grades. The first class graduated in 2014.

Applications and information are available by calling 941-752-5494 or visiting scf.edu/SCFCS. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.

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