Annual Report 2016 - Page 10

EDUCATION Vision Before 2030, Polk County will have a world-class, fully integrated education system that supports the needs of a vibrant, progressive community. Torsha Baker-Cunningham, Polk County Public Schools Emilean Clemons, Polk County Public Schools Pam Craven, Ph.D., Learning Resource Center Rob Davis, Polk County Public Schools Carol Hughes, Arts Ensemble Cheryl Joe, Polk County Public Schools Janet Lamoureux, Polk County Council PTA Stephanie Madden, Madden, Inc. Diane Plowden, Polk County Public Schools Scott Reeves, Polk County Public Schools Gladys Roberts, Polk County Library Coalition Jackie Rose, Polk County Public Schools Juan Seda, Polk County Public Schools Jane Thomas, Arts Ensemble & Doors 2 Change Michelle Townley, Polk County Public Schools Jeanette Wallace, Polk County Public Schools LITERACY LEAD TEAM Literacy Team Meeting Based on Polk County Schools data, in 2015, only 40 % of Kindergarten students came to school proficiently ready; scoring 10% less proficient than the previous year. Also, during the 2015-16 school year, only 45% of Polk County Public School students in grades 3-10 scored proficiently on the English Language Arts portion of the sta H\\Y[ \\ IHHH][\YX\H[وH•\[ۈ]\XHX[H\[ܙX\HY[]\XHٚXY[HH H\YX\]XXܘYH][ ][ۘ[\X\\ۈ][ܙX\[]\XH]\[[[Y[\HܘY\š\\[YX[Y[Y\ܘYX][ۈ]\YH][[H[X\]\ˈ[ܙ\\ܝ[Z[Y\[[\[[\\Z\Y[[[\ݚ[XY[[\Z[[ۋH]\XHX[H\[X\[›ۈHܙX][ۈوH]\XH\XܞKH]\XH\XܞH[[HH[ܙH]\]H[][]HHݚY[š[ܛX][ۈX]\\\]Z[XH܈Y[[Z\\[ˈ\XܞB۝[[[\\X]]Y\ܘ[\܈\X\[]YXY[ܚ][[][X][ۋXKXZ[\ܛX[K܈Y][ۘ[]\XK\[]YX˂'Z[H\و\[ۈ\[Y^H^Y\[H[X^[Yܝ]\H\[[Y][K][\HY[ۙ\Y[ H]HX\Y]X[ܙHX]^B[][]HHZ[H\و\[ۋHX[]Y\Y\X]H[\X\H[\H]\^][[X]H]\Hو[H]X[H[][]BY[X\H]\HXܛ[ܚ[]\܈H]\Y[و[ 'B$ZX[Hۛ^K[[܈\X܈وLL]\XK[HXX‚L'H[Y]H[\[۸&\\][[\\وXܘ][ۋ[\[H[[YۛY[و\\\ˈH[\\]H^HۈZ[Hܚˈ[H[Hۙ\YH[ܚ]\\[[ۈ[[\H\\\X\\ܙX][\BK]\[[[˸'B$\[[[ PK^X]]H\X܋YX][ۈ[][ۂ