3550 Sw 48th Ave
Hollywood, FL 33023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Forest Elementary School serves 703 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lake Forest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lake Forest Elementary School's student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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Date
Early Release Day / Last Day of School
June 09, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Lake Forest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lake Forest Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2119 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
33%
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Black
67%
22%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 703 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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