Fort Lauderdale High School

  • Fort Lauderdale High School serves 2,064 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Fort Lauderdale High School's student population of 2,064 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,064 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Lauderdale High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Lauderdale High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1066 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Lauderdale High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
32%
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Black
52%
22%
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White
26%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.46
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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