Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward

Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward serves 365 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward's student population of 365 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1704 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
43%
22%
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White
31%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ben Gamla Charter School South Broward is Plantation High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Plantation Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Lauderdale Plantation Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 691 students
    0.1 miles
    6600 W Sunrise Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
    (754) 322-4100
    0.1 6-8 691
  • Fort Lauderdale Peters Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 670 students
    0.2 miles
    851 Nw 68th Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317
    (754) 322-7900
    0.2 PK-5 670
  • Fort Lauderdale Renaissance Charter School Of Plantation Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 808 students
    0.3 miles
    6701 W Sunrise Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
    (954) 556-9700
    0.3 K-8 808
  • Fort Lauderdale Mirror Lake Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 688 students
    0.7 miles
    1200 Nw 72nd Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
    (754) 322-7100
    0.7 PK-5 688
  • Fort Lauderdale Plantation High School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,189 students
    0.7 miles
    6901 Nw 16th St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
    (754) 322-1850
    0.7 9-12 2,189

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