J. P. Taravella High School

  • J. P. Taravella High School serves 3,104 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • J. P. Taravella 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 3104 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,104 students
J. P. Taravella High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % J. P. Taravella High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 137 teachers
J. P. Taravella High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade J. P. Taravella High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more 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 23:1 16:1
J. P. Taravella High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
J. P. Taravella High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
31%
31%
J. P. Taravella High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
29%
23%
J. P. Taravella High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
34%
40%
J. P. Taravella High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
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J. P. Taravella High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
J. P. Taravella 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.
0.71 0.46
J. P. Taravella 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.
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J. P. Taravella 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.
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J. P. Taravella High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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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