Margate Elementary School

  • Margate Elementary School serves 1,050 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Margate Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Margate Elementary School's student population of 1,050 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,050 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Margate Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Margate Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#1807 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
33%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
25%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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