School Details

Dropout Prevention School

301 4th Street Southwest, Largo, FL 33770
(727) 588-6069
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-12 185 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

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Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)

In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pinellas County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pinellas County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

4%
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10%
55%
57%
4%
47%
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14%
55%
56%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)

In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
30%
74%
78%

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)

In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pinellas County School District average
  • Florida state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Dropout Prevention School is a public high school in Largo. The principal of Dropout Prevention School is MRS. DIANA LENOX, whose e-mail is lenoxd@pcsb.org. 185 students attend Dropout Prevention School and identify primarily as Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 16% of the Dropout Prevention School students are "limited in English proficiency." 70% of the 185 students here have subsidized lunches. Gulf/Lake Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 7% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 41% 19%
White, non-Hispanic 32% 58%
Hispanic 23% 14%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 70% 25%
Limited English proficiency 16% 6%

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