The State Board of Education approved school corporation A-F letter grades Wednesday for the 2016-2017 school year.
Of the state 289 school corporations 48 earned an A for 2017. That’s more than double the number of districts that earned the top grade last year – 23 corporations.
Of the remaining Indiana public school districts:
- 149 assigned B, a decrease from 175 in 2016
- 63 assigned C, decrease from 85 in 2016
- Six assigned D, up from five
- One assigned F, same as 2016
The state’s two largest school corporations saw no change in grade: Fort Wayne Community Schools is a C and Indianapolis Public Schools is a D.
The one district assigned an F is Cannelton City Schools in southern Indiana. The corporation fell from a B grade.
Gary Community Schools has received an F since 2011. The district is one of 22 appealing their unreleased assigned grade. The state board will vote on appeals at a future meeting.