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THE SARASOTA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT EARNED AN “A” GRADE FOR THE 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR, THAT ACCORDING TO RESULTS RELEASED THURSDAY BY THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.  DESPITE THE NEW, MORE DIFFICULT VERSION OF THE FCAT, 97% OF ALL DISTRICT ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS RECEIVED EITHER AN “A” OR “B” GRADE.  IN THE SOUTH COUNTY, ATWATER ELEMENTARY IN NORTH PORT ROSE FROM A “C” TO AN “A”, WHILE GLENALLEN AND TOLEDO BLADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, ALSO IN NORTH PORT, WENT FROM A “B” TO AN “A”.  OTHER
“A” ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN SOUTH COUNTY INCLUDE CRANBERRY, TAYLOR RANCH, AND VENICE, WHILE GARDEN, ENGLEWOOD AND LAMARQUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS CAME IN WITH A “B” GRADE. AS FAR AS MIDDLE SCHOOLS GO, ALL HAD AN “A” GRADE, WHICH INCLUDES CHARTER SCHOOLS ISLAND VILLAGE MONTESSORI AND IMAGINE SCHOOL OF NORTH PORT.  SCHOOL GRADES FOR MOST HIGH SCHOOLS AND SCHOOLS THAT COMBINE MORE THAN ONE LEVEL ARE PENDING UNTIL THE NEW HIGH SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY COMPONENT IS FIGURED.