The Florida Department of Education released the district grades for the 2018-2019 school year Thursday, and most schools along the First Coast stayed consistent with the previous year's grades.
During the 2018-2019 school year, the overall grade for schools:
- Nassau: A
- Duval: B
- Bradford: C
- Clay: A
- Putnam: C
- Baker: B
- St. Johns: A
Over the past four years, schools in Bradford, Duval, Putnam and St. Johns counties have stayed the same.
The other counties have shifted in grades:
- Baker County schools went from a B to a C during the 2016-2017 school year
- Clay County schools went from a B to an A during the 2017-2018 school year
- Nassau County schools went from a B to an A during the 2016-2017 school year
Duval County Public Schools "leaped six overall points, and is now just four points shy -- less than one percentage point -- from an A-rating," DCPS said in a release.
Overall, 42 schools with DCPS increased at least one letter grade, including six schools that jumped two letter grades:
- Ortega Elementary (C to an A)
- Venetia Elementary (C to an A)
- San Jose Preparatory Academy (C to an A)
- St. Clair Evans Elementary (D to a B)
- Somerset Preparatory Academy (F to a B)
- Hyde Park Elementary (F to a C)
To see a full breakdown for the district and individual school grades, visit the Florida Department of Education's website.