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William Monroe Rowlett Academy for Arts and Communication is a public charter school located in central Manatee County, Florida. The school was named for William Monroe Rowlett, former Superintendent of Public Instruction in Manatee in the late 1890s. Opened in the 2000-2001 school year, Rowlett was the first full-choice magnet school in the District. In 2014, Rowlett Academy opened its doors as a public charter school. More than 900 students attend Rowlett, all by choice. This commitment by parents to the school creates a strong community atmosphere.
The school features a theme of Performing Arts, Communication, and Leadership. Rowlett’s 21-22 School Grade is a "B." 
More information regarding this grade, as well as grading information from previous years, visit the Department of Education website. View the "School Grades" Excel document and search: "WILLIAM MONROE ROWLETT ACADEMY FOR ARTS AND COMMUNICATION."
Jessica Lunsford Act
On June 20, 2007, Governor Charlie Crist signed into law Senate Bill 988, Relating to High Risk Offenders. The bill, effective on July 1, 2007, requires specific notations on the driver's licenses of sexual predators, and established standards and procedures related to the background screening of individuals who provide contracted non-instructional services to Florida public schools or districts.
The sections of Florida law pertinent to the screening of individuals who are vendors or contractors with a Florida public school or district as amended or created by Senate Bill 988 (PDF), may be accessed via the FLDOE website.