Blanche Ely High School

Blanche Ely High School serves 2,053 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Blanche Ely 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 2053 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,053 students
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
9%
28%
Black
85%
23%
White
4%
42%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.27 0.45
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.
68%
51%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 264,140 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,804 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,826 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Broward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
367
22
Number of Students Managed 264,140 9,797
Graduation Rate 71% 70%
District Total Revenue $2,513 MM $138 MM
District Spending $3,032 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,804 $13,793
District Spending / Student $11,826 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dave Thomas Education Center (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dave Thomas Education Center (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sanders Park Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pompano BeachSanders Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    800 Nw 16th St
    Pompano BeachFL 33060
    (754)322-8400
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 549 students                      
  • Pompano BeachC. Robert Markham Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1501 Nw 15th Ave
    Pompano BeachFL 33069
    (754)322-6950
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 616 students                      
  • Pompano BeachDave Thomas Education Center
    Alternative School
    180 Sw 2nd St
    Pompano BeachFL 33060
    (754)321-6750
    Alternative School

    1 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 796 students                      
  • Pompano BeachDave Thomas East
    180 Sw 2nd St
    Pompano BeachFL 33060
    (754)321-6750
    1 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • Pompano BeachPompano Beach Elementary School
    700 Ne 13th Ave
    Pompano BeachFL 33060
    (754)322-8050
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 552 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 25, 2011 - I really love this school, The band is awesome, my family love the band in and out of town. The band director is doing a wonderful job, he is the best i've seen at Blanche Ely High. It's a blessing to see someone so concern and involve with the students, and his works shows. I have really been observing the band alots this year 2010-2011, and notice that the band is not getting the support that it should like the other High School I've seen. I have some concern with that. When I say support, I mean from the the Principle, someone that should be proud to have a staff like Mr. Beakford who not only teach music but have change lots of students life! I have heard great testimony from many of them that said wonder things about Mr. Beckford, stating that they wouldn' have known where they would be if he hadn't came in their life. That is a true blessing. I just wanna say to Mr. Beckford, please keep up the good work, and just know it was the Lord that sent you at Blanche Ely High for a reason. Please continue to touch our children lives, they really need many people like you! Thank you for all your support to our children! We all love You :-) - Posted by Parent

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