Stranahan High School

Stranahan High School serves 1,756 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Stranahan High School operates within the Broward School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1756 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,756 students
Stranahan High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Stranahan High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Stranahan High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Stranahan High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Stranahan High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
19%
28%
Stranahan High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
66%
23%
Stranahan High School Black (1988-2012)
White
8%
43%
Stranahan High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Stranahan High School Sch Ethnicity Stranahan High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.69
Stranahan High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
49%
Stranahan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
8%
Stranahan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 261,699 students has grown by 34243% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Broward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
325
20
Number of Students Managed 261,699 9,762
Broward School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 70%
Broward School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,513 MM $138 MM
Broward School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,032 MM $159 MM
Broward School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $3,298,312 $13,793
Broward School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $3,978,478 $15,882
Broward School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Stranahan High school, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida was officially opened in 1953 as an elementary school. It was built on land donated by Ivy Cromartie Stranahan and named after her late husband Frank Stranahan.
  • Stranahan High School has two magnet programs—dedicated to engineering and medicine. It received a Gates Grant in 2005 and has begun a transition to small learning communities. The present community serving 9th grade students is CREST. Tenth through 12th grade students may choose among communities dedicated to business(downtown community), the arts (the studio community), technology and engineering (Nasa community) or health related careers (the health pavilion community). Stranahan was recognized by the College Board in 2007 as one of three high schools in the nation to receive an "Inspiration Award" for outstanding achievement in minority student participation in Advanced Placement classes.
  • SHS features many clubs and extracurricular activities, including The Robotics Club which has been nationally recognized, an outstanding marching band, and all high school sports.
  • Brian Dassler, Broward County's 2007 Teacher of the Year, began his career at Stranahan High School and presently teaches in the CREST community there.
  • Notable alumni: Andre King, Wide Receiver (2001-2004) Cleveland Browns.
  • Reynaldo Hill, Cornerback (2005-current) Tennessee Titans.
  • Blake Wasser, Brought back the V-neck T-shirt. (1986-1993), (2006-current).
  • Source: Wikipedia; it is used under the GNU Free Documentation License. You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the GFDL

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Broward Detention Center (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Broward Detention Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Fork Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Lauderdale North Fork Elementary School
    Magnet School
    101 Nw 15th Ave
    Fort Lauderdale , FL , 33311
    (754)322-7350
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  414  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Lauderdale Broward Detention Center
    Alternative School
    222 Nw 22 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale , FL , 33311
    (754)321-7550
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Fort Lauderdale Riverland Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2600 Sw 11th Court
    Fort Lauderdale , FL , 33312
    (754)323-7200
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  604  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Lauderdale Westwood Heights Elementary School
    2861 Sw 9th St
    Fort Lauderdale , FL , 33312
    (754)323-7900
    1  mi  |  608  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Lauderdale Walker Elementary School (magnet)
    Magnet School
    1001 Nw 4th St
    Fort Lauderdale , FL , 33311
    (754)322-8800
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 22, 2011 - I Honestly Love Stranahan Cheerleaders righbut now i am at fortlauderdale &'d will begoing to stranahan &'d cheering and also doing medical maqnet - Posted by Student/Alumni

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