Title I School Achieves 100% Math Success Despite Odds
Third-grade students at Twin Lakes Elementary in Hialeah know all about numbers. The Title I school is one of
only 28 elementary schools (out of more than 2,000) in the state to achieve 100 percent on the third-grade
mathematics portion of the 2010 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, according to results released by the
Florida Department of Education.
Although Twin Lakes is situated in a low-income area – with 87 percent of its student population receiving free or
reduced lunch – students didn’t let those statistics stop them from outperforming their peers: Twin Lakes has the
unique distinction of being the only non-charter school in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties to
accomplish 100 percent on the math portion.
Twin Lakes partnered with Educational Development Associates, Inc. (EDA) more than 10 years ago and the
school has seen a consistent boost in performance on standardized tests and other forms of assessments using
EDA’s Acaletics program. This partnership is proving that gaps in mathematics can be closed – in a fun and
Please join EDA in congratulating Twin Lakes Elementary and Principal Maria DeLeon on a job well done.
Acaletics is a program developed by Educational Development Associates, Inc. (EDA). EDA offers several
research-based, results-driven supplemental products and services that boost the performance and achievement
of students in schools. Through our innovative Acaletics math program, EDA has helped more than 300,000
students and over 400 schools dramatically improve classroom instruction and learning, test scores, and student
competence and confidence by providing invaluable resources and direct support to teachers and school
For more information on Acaletics, please visit www.acaletics.com or contact EDA at 305.362.8887.