Lake Forest Elementary School

3550 Sw 48th Ave
Hollywood, FL 33023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Lake Forest Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Forest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Lake Forest Elementary School's student population of 582 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
582 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Lake Forest Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lake Forest Elementary School is 0.50, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#2105 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Lake Forest Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
54%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Forest Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
63%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
3%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Forest Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.50
This chart displays the diversity score of Lake Forest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Forest Elementary School's ranking?
Lake Forest Elementary School is ranked #2105 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Lake Forest Elementary School often compared to?
Lake Forest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Miramar Elementary School, Estates Elementary School, West Hialeah Gardens Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Lake Forest Elementary School?
582 students attend Lake Forest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Lake Forest Elementary School students are Black, 32% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Forest Elementary School?
Lake Forest Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Lake Forest Elementary School offer ?
Lake Forest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lake Forest Elementary School part of?
Lake Forest Elementary School is part of Broward School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed
November 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
Schools Closed
December 23, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed
December 27, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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