West Broward High School

  • West Broward High School serves 2,681 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • West Broward High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 60%.

Top Placements

West Broward High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • West Broward High School's student population of 2,681 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Broward High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Broward High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#747 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
31%
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Black
13%
23%
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White
32%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Broward High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.650.46
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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