M-DCPS Outperforms the State and all Large Districts in Florida: No ‘F’ Schools For the first time since the State began issuing school performance grades in 1999, there is not a single district-managed “F” school in Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), according to school performance grades released by the Florida Department of Education today. “Today’s historic announcement is a testament to the transformational and collaborative work of students, teachers, employees, parents, and community stakeholders as well as the visionary leadership of our School Board,” said Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho. “The impossible has become the inevitable. For the first time since 1999, a span of nearly two decades, our school district and community celebrate an astonishing achievement – zero ‘F’ rated traditional public schools in Miami-Dade County and the elimination of failure for our students.” The trend over the past few years demonstrates the improvement made by M-DCPS: ·2014-15 – 16 “F” schools ·2015-16 – 7 “F”’ schools ·2016-17 – 0 “F” schools “Even more dramatic, a remarkable 66 percent of schools in the district are rated ‘A’ or ‘B’, and a deeper analysis shows that at 39 percent, the percentage of ‘A’ rated schools in Miami-Dade surpasses […]