Tamarac Elementary School

7601 N University Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33321
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Tamarac Elementary School serves 803 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Tamarac 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) 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 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Tamarac Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Tamarac Elementary School's student population of 803 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students803 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Tamarac Elementary 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 Tamarac Elementary School is 0.67, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2469 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
33%
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Black
41%
22%
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White
15%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tamarac Elementary School is Eagles Nest Charter Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Broward Academy Of Excellence Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinewood Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pompano Beach Pinewood Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
    1.0 miles
    1600 Sw 83rd Ave
    Pompano Beach, FL 33068
    (754) 322-7950
    1 PK-5 575
  • Pompano Beach North Broward Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 683 students
    1.1 miles
    8200 Sw 17th St
    Pompano Beach, FL 33068
    (954) 718-2211
    1.1 K-5 683
  • Pompano Beach North Broward Academy Of Excellence Middle School Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 340 students
    1.1 miles
    8200 Sw 17th St
    Pompano Beach, FL 33068
    (954) 718-2211
    1.1 6-8 340
  • Fort Lauderdale Eagles Nest Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 392 students
    1.3 miles
    3698 Nw 15th St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
    (954) 635-2308
    1.3 K-12 392
  • Coral Springs Eagles Nest Middle Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 74 students
    1.3 miles
    201 N University Dr
    Coral Springs, FL 33071
    (954) 341-5550
    1.3 6-8 74

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