Gator Run Elementary School

1101 Glades Pkwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Gator Run Elementary School serves 1,263 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gator Run Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gator Run Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Gator Run Elementary School's student population of 1,263 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,263 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Gator Run Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gator Run Elementary School is 0.56, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#265 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
62%
36%
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Black
4%
21%
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White
23%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gator Run Elementary School's ranking?
Gator Run Elementary School is ranked #265 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Gator Run Elementary School often compared to?
Gator Run Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Manatee Bay Elementary School, Imagine Charter School At Weston, Eagle Point Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Gator Run Elementary School?
1,263 students attend Gator Run Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Gator Run Elementary School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gator Run Elementary School?
Gator Run Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Gator Run Elementary School offer ?
Gator Run Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gator Run Elementary School part of?
Gator Run Elementary School is part of Broward School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 28, 2024 (Thursday)
Schools Closed
April 10, 2024 (Wednesday)

School Reviews

5   11/11/2011
Gator run is the best school ever
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Brent
5   5/25/2009
I am in Mrs. Martinez's 4th grade class, and I must say, the gifted program is splendid! They challenge you at an upbeat pace and I am challenged. Bravo!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kayka

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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