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Spotlight on Santa Rosa County Public Schools

Comprehensive Approach to Digital Transition Yields Results

Santa Rosa County School District logoSanta Rosa County Public Schools serve 25,000 students. The district is traditionally high performing despite the fact they are 66th out of 67 counties in Florida in terms of state funding. They decided they needed to continue to innovate to meet the needs of their students in an ever-changing world.


With higher-order thinking skills and more understanding of an interconnected world critical to enter the future workforce, Santa Rosa decided the digital transition was a realistic path to improve student outcomes.


Taking a comprehensive approach to ensure classroom educators have the resources and information to make good decisions, the district invested in:

Results — Rise to #2 on FCAT

In addition to engaged students and educators empowered with assessment data, during the 2010-2011 school year, Santa Rosa rose to the #2 district in the state of Florida based on FCAT results.

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“We want to be a high performing school district with high performing kids. We’re not satisfied where we are, we want to be better.”
Tim Wyrosdick
Santa Rosa County School District