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MCSD Beats State Average in Teacher Effectiveness

Published Friday, December 6, 2013 12:01 am

BRADENTON – The percentage of Manatee County School District teachers rated Highly Effective during the 2012-2013 school year was 51.3%, compared to 32.3% of school teachers rated Highly Effective statewide, according to a report released by the Florida Department of Education.

Teachers in Florida are evaluated each year using a combination of classroom observations and student test-score data. Evaluation results are grouped into one of five different categories: Highly Effective, Effective, Needs Improvement, Developing, and Unsatisfactory. In total, 2,578 teachers in the Manatee School District were evaluated, and 163,986 teachers were evaluated statewide.

In Manatee County, 44.1% of teachers were rated Effective, resulting in 95.4% of Manatee County School District teachers receiving either a Highly Effective or Effective evaluation. Also in Manatee County, 2.2% of teachers were rated Needs Improvement and 2.4% of teachers were rated Developing. No teachers in the Manatee District were rated Unsatisfactory.

Across the state, 65.6% of teachers were rated Effective, 1.4% were rated Needs Improvement, 0.6% were rated Developing and 0.2% were rated Unsatisfactory.

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