Old Kings Elementary qualifies as a Florida School of Excellence

The Flagler County school achieved the designation by grading in the 80th percentile among elementary schools for at least two of the last three years.

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  • | 6:00 a.m. April 6, 2024
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The Florida State Board of Education has recognized Old Kings Elementary School as a School of Excellence, Flagler Schools has announced.

A School of Excellence designation is achieved when a school’s percentage of possible points earned in its school grade calculation is in the 80th percentile or higher for at least two of the last three school years, according to a Flagler Schools press release.

Qualifying schools retain the designation for up to three years, at the end of of which it can renew its designation, according to state statutes.

The Board of Education announced the designation at its meetings in Tallahassee on April 5.

OKES is one of only 88 schools statewide to be newly designated as a School of Excellence, according to the press release.


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