Grad Rate Spikes

Graduation Rates released by the Florida DOE show a historic and unprecedented measure of success for St. Lucie Public Schools. The District is ranked fifth overall in Florida and is the highest ranking district on the Treasure Coast with an overall graduation rate of 90.1 percent. All comprehensive high schools made significant gains and far-exceed…

Professional Educators and Continuing Education

St. Lucie Public Schools obtained a Math/Science Partnership (MSP) grant focused on increasing science content knowledge. This grant provided twenty-five teachers with the opportunity to participate in the U-Futures program. Nine of these teachers continued, and through the grant along with the generosity of the University of Florida, they completed their Master of Arts in…

PBIS Schools On The Rise

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) announced that 22 schools of distinction are recognized as Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Model Schools – an increase of seven from last years’ pool of honorees. The University of South Florida (USF), manager of the PBIS Project for the State of Florida, provided Executive Director of Student Services…

Northport Students Work Diligently on Noteworthy Project Citizen!

Northport seventh graders are working diligently on their very meaningful Project Citizen collaborations.  Students are following the criteria for the projects by identifying a problem, gathering information, examining alternative policies, proposing and developing their own public policy and then developing an action plan.  Northstar instructor  Thomas McDonald and Elizabeth Montilla, the critical thinking  teacher, are…

Routten Shines In Education

C.A. Moore Instructor Nardi Routten recently stood before the Florida Cabinet as a teacher of distinction so that Governor Rick Scott could recognize her with the Shine Award. This prestigious award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. St. Lucie Public Schools couldn’t agree more…

Robert Golden Honored

Robert Golden has been heralded by many as a hero, a courageous individual, a compassionate humanitarian; he is a senior at Port St. Lucie High School who was on his way home from school one afternoon in December when he witnessed an injured motorcyclist.  Realizing the situation was dire, Robert stepped forward into the midst…