School Grades 2007: What is Measured
Additional requirements applied AFTER a school's points are calculated:

Adequate Progress for Lowest 25%Â—required to earn grade based on calculated points. If a school does not meet this requirement, the school's grade is lowered one letter grade.

Participation Requirement (Percent Tested)Â—required to earn grade based on calculated points. Schools must test at least 95% of their students to earn an "A", at least 90% to earn any other grade.
There are four Performance components the combination of which contribute a maximum of 400 points towards the school grades. There are four Learning Gains components the combination of which also contribute a maximum of 400 points. The total of points possible is 800. High schools can earn 10 bonus points if 50% or more of their 11th and 12th grade retakers pass both the reading and math FCAT. The points breakdown is as follows: A is greater than or equal to 525
B is 495 to 524
C is 435 to 494
D is 395 to 434
F is less than 395