SCFCS Students Excel on Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test

(Bradenton, Fla., June 11, 2013) — For the third 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 the state and Manatee County schools with a higher percentage of students scoring a passing grade of 3 or above on the 2013 FCAT.

Sixth grade

SCFCS 70 Manatee County 55 Florida 59
SCFCS 66 Manatee County 46 Florida 52

Seventh grade

SCFCS 75* Manatee County 55 Florida 57
SCFCS 71 Manatee County 53 Florida 55

Eighth grade

SCFCS 78 Manatee County 53 Florida 56
SCFCS 86* Manatee County 55 Florida 51
SCFCS 77* Manatee County 48 Florida 47

Ninth grade

SCFCS 81* Manatee County 53 Florida 53

SCFCS had the highest scores of all Manatee County high schools on the End of Course Exams in Algebra, Geometry and Biology. In addition, SCFCS surpassed state and Manatee County pass rates.

SCFCS 88 Manatee County 63 Florida 64
SCFCS 93 Manatee County 69 Florida 67
SCFCS 93 Manatee County 71 Florida 64

*Highest in Manatee County

As an innovative, technology-oriented school, SCFCS is a tuition-free public charter 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's 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 in the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. The first class will graduate in Spring 2014. Openings remain for the 11th grade class starting this Fall. Applications and information are available by calling 941-752-5494 or visiting Maps and directions are online at

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