8000 Nw 44th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Piper High School serves 2,428 students in grades 9-12.
Piper High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 37% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Piper High School's student population of 2,428 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
112 teachers
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Event
Date
Early Release Day / Last Day of School
June 09, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Piper High 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 Piper High 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3191 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
68%
22%
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White
10%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 2,428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Btm 50%)

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