Stranahan High School

1800 Sw 5th Place,

Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312-7610

Tel: (754)323-2100
Grades: 9-12

1,756 students

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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 65% 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 $9,804 $13,793
Broward School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,826 $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

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)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • 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

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Teachers in 19 States Allowed to Physically Punish Students
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.