Blanche Ely High School

  • Blanche Ely High School serves 2,041 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Blanche Ely High School operates within the Broward School District.
  • Broward School District's 74% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2041 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,041 students
Blanche Ely High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Blanche Ely High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Blanche Ely High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Blanche Ely High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Blanche Ely High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Blanche Ely High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
12%
31%
Blanche Ely High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
83%
23%
Blanche Ely High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
4%
40%
Blanche Ely High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Blanche Ely High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Blanche Ely High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.30 0.46
Blanche Ely High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Blanche Ely High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Blanche Ely High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Broward School District's student population of 264,998 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has increased from 61% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,849 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,109 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Broward School District
Number of Schools
Managed
347
22
Number of Students Managed 264,998 10,184
Broward School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 74% 71%
Broward School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $2,303 MM $119 MM
Broward School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $2,370 MM $120 MM
Broward School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,849 $11,664
Broward School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,109 $11,759
Broward School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  1/25/2011
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 :-)
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