Friday, December 7, 2012

Most Florida teachers rated as effective

Despite a controversial new grading system, 96.5 percent of Florida's teachers were rated effective or better in reports that state officials rolled out Thursday for nearly 130,000 educators.

Find your Tampa Bay-area county below to see how teachers there performed

Search the list to see how teachers at your Hernando County school performed

The new system — which is designed to be more sophisticated, more helpful, and provide more accountability — nonetheless produced dramatically different results in the Tampa Bay area and the state.

Hover each bar of the chart to see the percentage of teachers in each category

School Highly
Needs improvement  
Number of teachers Teachers not evaluated
Hernando High School     10916
Brooksville Elementary School     622
Westside Elementary School     513
Eastside Elementary School     441
Frank W. Springstead High School     11416
Fox Chapel Middle School     587
Spring Hill Elementary School     542
Powell Middle School     8212
John Floyd K-8 School Environmental Science     878
D. S. Parrott Middle School     671
Central High School     11516
Pine Grove Elementary School     522
West Hernando Middle School     793
Deltona Elementary School     682
Moton Elementary School     641
Suncoast Elementary School     681
Chocachatti Elementary School     681
Nature Coast Technical High     947
Challenger K-8 School Of Science And Math     1257
Explorer K-8     1398
Weeki Wachee High School     566
Winding Waters K-8     542
H.E.A.R.T. Literacy     117
Hernando County Superintendent's Office     1112