Positively Osceola would like to congratulate the School District of Osceola for the recent positive report of Osceola County’s preliminary school grades. The School District, under the leadership and guidance of Superintendent Dr. Debra Pace and the Osceola School Board have made great strides in working along side of admin staff and teachers, and we’re seeing positive results due to this intentional cooperation and focus on the greatness of our schools!
On June 28th, the Florida Department of Education released preliminary school grades for Osceola County’s elementary, middle, and K-8 public schools, which show significant improvement over last year:
89% of Osceola schools maintained or showed an increase in their school grades. Highlights include:
- Neptune Elementary went from a C to an A.
- Kissimmee Elementary and Narcoossee Middle went from a B to an A.
- All Osceola County K-8 schools earned either an A or B.
- Six schools went from a C to a B: Michigan Avenue Elementary, Mill Creek Elementary, Westside K-8, Harmony High, St. Cloud High, and Kissimmee Charter Academy.
- PM Wells Charter and Canoe Creek Charter both went from a D to a B.
- Avant Garde K-8 Charter went from an F to a C.100% of district-run Osceola schools earned an A, B, or C.Osceola’s preliminary reported district letter grade increased to a B from a C. Osceola’s district grade increased by 43 points to 628 from 585 points.“The increases in school grades reflect a great deal of hard work put in each and every day by teachers, students, and our entire school community,” said Osceola County School Board Chairman Kelvin Soto, Esq. “The movement of our district letter grade to a ‘B’ is a testament to the true dedication and commitment to our journey from good to great.”