Charles W Flanagan High School

  • Charles W Flanagan High School serves 2,604 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Charles W Flanagan High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Charles W Flanagan High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Charles W Flanagan High School's student population of 2,604 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charles W Flanagan High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charles W Flanagan High School is 0.65, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1563 out of 3650 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
33%
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Black
33%
22%
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White
13%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.70
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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

School Notes

  • Named after former mayor Charles W. Flanagan, Charles W. Flanagan High School opened its doors in 1996 as the first public high school in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Flanagan High School is located near Broward County's C.B. Smith Park and the Walter C. Young Middle School and Resource Center.
  • While it was, at one time, the largest public high school in Broward County and one of the largest in the country. It operates on a block schedule with 4 periods in a day per semester. Shaulis, Flanagan High School was featured the "Top 1000 high schools in the nation" by NEWSWEEK magazine (2005), based on such statistics as Advanced Placement enrollment.

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