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Find the right book for you

Find the right book for you

Pasco County, Florida -- The Pasco County School District has a system to help kids in grades 1-12 find the perfect book for them. 

The system takes into consideration

  • Language
  • Lexile measure
  • Lexile range
  • Current grade
  • Whether or not they find books in their grade level difficult or easy

For more information, visit www.lexile.com

Community Youth Summit

Community Youth Summit

Pasco County, Florida -- This Thursday, June 27, the Together We Stand- Pasco Youth & Community Summit will meet. 

The summit will bring together more than 150 participants to address problems facing Pasco County's youth. The day will include strategic planning, networking, and information sharing to build resilience and reduce youth violence, including bullying. 

Pasco FCAT 2.0 and EOC Highlights

Pasco FCAT 2.0 and EOC Highlights

Pasco County, Florida -- District School Board of Pasco County students outperformed the state on Biology, Geometry, and U.S. History end-of-course exams while matching the state passing percentage in Algebra.

Students showed improvements in the percent performing at or above achievement level 3 (satisfactory) on all but 4th and 7th grade reading and 5th grade FCAT 2.0 science. Overall, fewer students scored at level one on elementary and middle school math, reading, and science and more students scored at high proficiency levels (level 4 and 5) in science and reading.

Land O' Lakes High students second chance at EOC

Land O' Lakes High students second chance at EOC

Land O' Lakes, Florida -- We all know the challenges students must overcome in order to graduate high school. In Florida especially, there are several standardized tests they must pass. 

Of course, passing the minimum courses is also required. Among these expectations, students must pass a test for Algebra called the "EOC." Some students may not pass this test, however, and they are at risk of not moving to the next grade. 

Shady Hills Elementary School Remodeling

Shady Hills Elementary School Remodeling

Land O' Lakes, Florida  --- The students who attend Shady Hills Elementary School will not be able to go back to the school for two more years!  The school will close for the next two school years for total renovations and upgrades.

Shady Hills Elementary offers open house before renovation

Shady Hills Elementary offers open house before renovation

Land O'Lakes, Florida -- Shady Hills Elementary School principal Nicole Reynolds is inviting current and past students, parents, and staff to stop by Wednesday, June 5, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., for one last look at the school as it appears today.

Pasco County students show some improvement in FCAT

Pasco County students show some improvement in FCAT

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco County students increased proficiency on the 2013 FCAT 2.0 Writing, Grade 3 Reading and Grade 3 Math. Some subgroups showed significant improvement.

“I want to thank all of our teachers, school administrators, and district and school staff who worked all year to help our students achieve these results,” said Superintendent Kurt Browning.

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