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Inside one of Jacksonville's improving schools

Kendel Sainvil said he is going to continue to work hard in class, not just for himself but to help his classmates as well.

Math teacher Tiffany Scott contacted News4JAX excited to share the news that George Washington Carver Elementary School had increased its school grade from an F to a C at the end of the last school year. She was so proud of her students for their hard work prepping for the FSA tests she wanted to share the good news with our viewers.

Many of the students do not even know about the boost in score since the results of the state standardized tests were not revealed until after they had recessed for summer.

Charlene James, principal of George Washington Carver Elementary School, said she was ecstatic when she received the grade.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.