6901 Nw 16th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Plantation High School serves 1,931 students in grades 9-12.
Plantation 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 14% (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 36% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 30% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Plantation High School's student population of 1,931 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,931 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

Plantation 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 Plantation High School is 0.47, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3150 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
14%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
36%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
35%
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Black
71%
22%
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White
7%
36%
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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
0.47
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
96%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).

What is the graduation rate of Plantation High School?

The graduation rate of Plantation High School is 96%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.

How many students attend Plantation High School?

1,931 students attend Plantation High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

71% of Plantation High School students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Plantation High School?

Plantation High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.

What grades does Plantation High School offer ?

Plantation High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Plantation High School part of?

Plantation High School is part of Broward School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 21, 2023 (Tuesday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 22, 2023 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 23, 2023 (Thursday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 24, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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