Margate Elementary School

Margate Elementary School serves 1,016 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Margate Elementary School operates within the Broward School District.

Overview

The student population of 1016 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,016 students
Margate Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Margate Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Margate Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more 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 18:1 15:1
Margate Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
Margate Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
25%
28%
Margate Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
34%
23%
Margate Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
30%
43%
Margate Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Margate Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Margate Elementary 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.
0.73 0.45
Margate Elementary 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.
51%
49%
Margate Elementary 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%
Margate Elementary 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.
School District Name Broward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
325
23
Number of Students Managed 261,699 9,989
Broward School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Atlantic Technical Center (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Margate Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alphabet Land-margate Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Margate Alphabet Land-margate Elementary School
    2851 North State Rd 7
    Margate , FL , 33063
    (954)978-2900
    0.9  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Margate Margate Middle School
    500 Nw 65th Ave
    Margate , FL , 33063
    (754)322-3800
    1  mi  |  1169  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Margate Liberty Elementary School
    2450 Banks Rd
    Margate , FL , 33063
    (754)322-6750
    1.1  mi  |  996  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Margate Atlantic West Elementary School
    301 Nw 69th Terrace
    Margate , FL , 33063
    (754)322-5300
    1.3  mi  |  628  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Margate Atlantic Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    4700 Coconut Creek Parkway
    Margate , FL , 33063
    (754)321-5100
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  586  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Broward County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.50, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Broward County is Broward School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.