Florida also issues lowest performing schools list

Published July 26, 2013

Alongside much anticipated 2013 school grades, the Florida Department of Education on Friday also quietly released its list of 100 lowest-performing elementary schools, based on FCAT reading performance.

Schools in this category fall subject to increased scrutiny by the state.

The list included 11 Hillsborough schools — Sheehy, Shaw, James, Dover, Just, Ruskin, Potter, Sulphur Springs, Oak Park, Burney and Broward — and seven Pinellas schools — Campbell Park, Fairmount Park, Maximo, Imagine, Sandy Lane, Lakewood and Melrose.

Miami-Dade had the most schools on the list, with 22, while Broward (15) and Duval (13) were next highest.