|Despite more rigorous Math standards, changes in cut scores and challenges in Reading (ranked 4th lowest in the state for 2011), through its partnership with ACALETICS®, Gadsden County third-graders – for the second year in a row - achieved breakthrough results on the 2012 FCAT 2.0 Math. Prior to 2011, Gadsden has historically performed among the lowest 7 counties in Florida in Math; however, on the 2012 FCAT 2.0 Math, Gadsden County ranked #6 in the state with 70% of its third-graders performing at or above proficiency compared to the State average of 58%.
ACALETICS® provides high-quality educational products, data-driven consultation, professional development, supplemental instructional services for schools, principals, teachers, students and parents. In 2011, two ACALETICS® elementary schools in Gadsden County were among the Top 25 schools in the state according to the Florida Department of Education School Rankings, with one earning the highest Math Performance Composite in the state.
For more information about ACALETICS®, contact EDA at (866)877-1222.