Frequently Used Terms


DOE: Florida Department of Education
FCAT: Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test
HSCT: High School Competency Test
NRT: Norm-Referenced Test
SRUSS: School Readiness Uniform Screening System
BOE: State Board of Education
ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act
NCLB: No Child Left Behind Act
AYP: Adequate Yearly Progress
K-12: Kindergarten through Grade 12
K-20: Kindergarten through Graduate School
SSS: Sunshine State Standards
ESE: Exceptional Student Education
AP: Advanced Placement
CLEP: College-Level Examination Program
SAT: Scholastic Achievement Test
ACT: ACT Assessment
CLAST: College-Level Academic Skills Test
FCELPT: Florida College Entrance-Level Placement Test
FELE: Florida Educational Leadership Examination
FTCE: Florida Teacher Certification Examination
BOG: Florida Board of Governors
ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act
UBOT: University Board of Trustees
CEPRI: Council for Education Policy Research and Improvement
COE: Center of Excellence
FACTS: Florida Academic Counseling and Tracking for Students
GED: General Educational Development
OSFA: Office of Student Financial Assistance