Park Lakes Elementary School

3925 N State Road 7
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Park Lakes Elementary School serves 953 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Park Lakes Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher 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: 953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Park Lakes Elementary School's student population of 953 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
953 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Park Lakes Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Park Lakes Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#2402 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
36%
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Black
81%
21%
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White
3%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Park Lakes Elementary School's ranking?
Park Lakes Elementary School is ranked #2402 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Park Lakes Elementary School often compared to?
Park Lakes Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Park Lakes Elementary School?
953 students attend Park Lakes Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Park Lakes Elementary School students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Park Lakes Elementary School?
Park Lakes Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Park Lakes Elementary School offer ?
Park Lakes Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Park Lakes Elementary School part of?
Park Lakes 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   11/10/2021
Great school. my daughter is an honor roll student.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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