South Plantation High School

  • South Plantation High School serves 2,322 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% 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

  • South Plantation High School's student population of 2,322 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Plantation High School is ranked within the bottom 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 South Plantation High School is 0.70, which is equal to 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#2639 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
33%
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Black
40%
22%
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White
22%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.70
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Graduation Rate
94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
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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