Hillsborough maintains its B grade
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Hillsborough has maintained its “B” school grade along with 40 other schools in Hillsborough County which also earned “Bs” this year. In order to maintain a “B,” Hillsborough had to earn 54 to 61 percent of the total points in all categories. The school earned 55 percent of the possible points. Additionally, every high school in Hillsborough County earned either an A, B, or C according to a June 27 district press release. Schools grades are calculated using up to 11 different components.
These components include areas such as achievement and learning gains in the different subject areas, college and career acceleration, and graduation rate. The college and career acceleration component is based on the percent of students who earned college credit from AP, IB, or dual enrollment course or earned an industry certification.