Florida law requires Sarasota County Schools (SCS) and all its students to participate in the statewide, standardized assessment program. Specifically, Section 1008.22(3), F.S. states: "Participation in the assessment program is mandatory for all school districts and all students attending public schools, including students seeking a standard high school diploma under s.1003.4282 and students in Department of Juvenile Justice education programs, except as otherwise provided by law...". Sarasota County Schools will fully comply with Florida law.
The following information is provided on assessments in Sarasota County Schools.