FCAT results: How did your child's school do?
Third-grade FCAT reading scores were released Thursday. In the Tampa Bay area, students earned these scores:
• In Pinellas County, 56 percent of students were on grade level for reading, while 17 percent earned a 1 and failed the exam. Half scored a 3 or above in math.
• In Hillsborough County, 57 percent earned proficient reading scores, while 18 percent failed. In math, 55 percent were on grade level.
• In Pasco County, 57 percent earned a 3 or above in reading and 19 percent failed. Half of the county's third graders scored a 3 or above in math.
• In Hernando County, 59 percent scored 3 or above in reading and 14 percent failed. In math, 58 percent were on grade level.
To learn how your child's school did, click here for the state's interactive search site.