Fort Lauderdale High School

1600 Ne 4th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Fort Lauderdale High School serves 2,007 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Fort Lauderdale 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Fort Lauderdale High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Fort Lauderdale High School's student population of 2,007 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,007 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

Fort Lauderdale High School 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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Testing Rank
#1357 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
50%
22%
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White
27%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Graduation Rate
98%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
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 and middle school to Fort Lauderdale High School is Pace Center For Girls Inc. (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Side Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Lauderdale North Side Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
    0.6 miles
    120 Ne 11th St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
    (754) 322-7450
    0.6 PK-5 437
  • Fort Lauderdale Pace Center For Girls Inc. Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 93 students
    0.7 miles
    2225 N Andrews Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (754) 321-7550
    0.7 6-12 93
  • Fort Lauderdale Wilton Manors Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 618 students
    0.7 miles
    2401 Ne 3rd Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
    (754) 322-8950
    0.7 PK-5 618
  • Fort Lauderdale Sunrise High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
    0.9 miles
    424 W Sunrise Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (954) 446-9234
    0.9 9-12 404
  • Fort Lauderdale Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students
    0.9 miles
    800 Nw 13th St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (754) 322-7000
    0.9 PK-5 457

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