Congratulations to BHS and THS for once again earning Bronze medals in the ranking of Best High Schools according to U.S. News and World Report!
No Child Left Behind
Florida was one of the first states to implement strong accountability measures for its schools, publishing school grades as early as 1999. Other states look to Florida as a model in the area of accountability.
When the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also referred to as No Child Left Behind, was enacted in 2001, it meant that Florida had two systems: the state's and a federal one.
In October 2011, the US Secretary of Education invited states to request a flexibility waiver from ESEA requirements enabling them to eliminate duplicative regulation and move to a single accountability system. Florida was one of 11 states to apply and in February 2012 the US DOE granted the waiver.
Schools are required to provide opportunities for parents to be involved in their child's education. Policies or plans must be in place to ensure that parents can be involved. In addition, parents must be able to give input on this plan, and recommend strategies that would remove barriers to participation. The current Parent Involvement Plan is located in the folder below titled "Parent Involvement." Please access this plan and complete the PARENT INVOLVEMENT SURVEY in order to give input on this plan. We would like to hear from you, and we would love to help you be more involved in your child's education!!
Every five years, Local Educational Agencies (LEA's) must develop a five year plan in order to be eligible for Title I funding. The current plan in place covers 2011-2016 or until revised. This plan was developed with input from stakeholders, and is available in the folder titled "LEA Plans" below. In addition, this folder contains a link to an input form. Should you like to give additional input on this plan, please access this form, complete, and return to the person listed on the form. As always, thank you for your continued support of our programs, students, and schools.
Contains files and information for SES Providers
Required SES and CWT Reporting Info