Education

Escambia County third reading performance rises above state average for first time

May 19, 2017

Congratulations to the parents, teachers and volunteers who worked hard to improve reading performance in our area.

The Florida Department of Education has released the third grade reading scores for 2016-17 school year. Escambia County School District has improved the 3rd Grade English Language Arts (ELA) scores to exceed the state average – 59% vs. 58%.

The county’s increase, eight percentage points, is in the top 20 for reading improvement. Escambia County tied with Bay and Volusia counties for #34, out of the state’s 67 school districts. Santa Rosa County’s third graders finished third.

In press release about the scores, Achieve Escambia said, “For the past three years, ECSD has made positive gains toward ensuring that every student achieves academic success.We are proud of the diligent and committed work by our educators, administrators, parents, and students. Congratulations on this important achievement!”

Of Escambia County’s 31 public elementary schools, 13 finished about the state average – 42% of the schools.

 

Grade Number of Students Mean  Scale Score Percentage in
Level 3 or Above
N. B. COOK 03 96 319 92
A. K. SUTER   03 81 314 84
HELLEN CARO 03 144 313 83
CORDOVA PARK   03 127 314 83
R. C. LIPSCOMB  03 138 314 83
PINE MEADOW   03 164 309 75
BLUE ANGELS   03 144 309 73
MOLINO PARK 03 71 309 70
BRATT 03 78 309 68
PLEASANT GROVE 03 119 305 68
BEULAH   03 169 306 67
JIM ALLEN 03 116 306 66
SCENIC HEIGHTS  03 147 303 61
L. D. MCARTHUR 03 129 303 56
MYRTLE GROVE 03 96 304 55
LONGLEAF 03 107 301 55
BELLVIEW 03 138 301 54
FERRY PASS 03 97 299 52
SHERWOOD 03 113 298 50
ENSLEY 03 69 296 49
BRENTWOOD 03 94 299 46
WEST PENSACOLA 03 88 294 43
REINHARDT HOLM 03 60 297 40
WARRINGTON 03 54 294 39
LINCOLN PARK 03 39 293 38
GLOBAL LEARNING 03 132 290 33
MONTCLAIR 03 50 287 32
O. J. SEMMES 03 54 290 28
NAVY POINT 03 82 290 26
OAKCREST 03 97 288 21
C. A. WEIS 03 83 285 14

 

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