Fort Lauderdale school information

IndexFort LauderdaleFloridaNational
Average Test Scores39%52%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools433,38879,235
Total private schools361,64024,875
Total post-secondary schools214667,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Fort Lauderdale are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 43 public schools in Fort Lauderdale.
  • 82.9% of people in Fort Lauderdale have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.8% of people in Fort Lauderdale have completed high school.
  • 33.9% of people in Fort Lauderdale have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Fort Lauderdale

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  • Amikids Of Greater Fort Lauderdale3220 Sw 4Th AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 68 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ann Storck Center, Inc.1790 Sw 43Rd WayGrades: PK - PKStudents: 68 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Arthur Robert Ashe, Junior Middle School1701 Nw 23Rd AveGrades: 03 - 08Students: 654 · Ratio: 15:122
  • Bayview Elementary School1175 Middle River DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 561 · Ratio: 18:186
  • Bennett Elementary School1755 Ne 14Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 395 · Ratio: 12:159
  • Broward Children'S Center South3891 Stirling RdGrades: PK - PKStudents: 75 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Broward Detention Center222 Nw 22Nd AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 86 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Broward Estates Elementary School441 Nw 35Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 623 · Ratio: 15:141
  • Charter School Of Excellence1217 Se 3Rd AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 288 · Ratio: 20:151
  • Charter School Of Excellence 21217 Se 3Rd AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 31 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Charter School Of Excellence At Riverland3550 Davie BlvdGrades: KG - 05Students: 129 · Ratio: 11:132
  • Charter Schools Of Excellence Riverland3550 Davie BlvdGrades: KG - 05Students: 94 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Community School North1300 Sw 32Nd CtGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Community School South1300 Sw 32Nd CtGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Croissant Park Elementary School1800 Sw 4Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 724 · Ratio: 17:145
  • Dillard Elementary School2330 Nw 12Th CtGrades: PK - 05Students: 671 · Ratio: 16:128
  • Dillard High School2501 Nw 11Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,495 · Ratio: 16:136
  • Duval Charter School At Arlington6245 N Federal Hwy Fl 5Grades: KG - 08Students: 585 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Floranada Elementary School5251 Ne 14Th WayGrades: PK - 05Students: 706 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Fort Lauderdale High School1600 Ne 4Th AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,813 · Ratio: 20:158
  • Harbordale Elementary School900 Se 15Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 397 · Ratio: 15:165
  • Larkdale Elementary School3250 Nw 12Th PlGrades: PK - 05Students: 391 · Ratio: 13:130
  • Lauderdale Manors Elementary1400 Nw 14Th CtGrades: PK - 05Students: 56 · Ratio: 15:129
  • Martin Luther King Elementary School591 Nw 31St AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 427 · Ratio: 15:125
  • Mavericks High Of Central Broward County424 W Sunrise BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 171 · Ratio: 0:15
  • Meadowbrook Elementary School2300 Sw 46Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 586 · Ratio: 13:141
  • New River Middle School3100 Riverland RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,325 · Ratio: 17:147
  • North Andrews Gardens Elementary School345 Ne 56Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 837 · Ratio: 16:161
  • North Fork Elementary School101 Nw 15Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 417 · Ratio: 13:124
  • North Side Elementary School120 Ne 11Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 44 · Ratio: 16:137
  • Parkway Middle School3600 Nw 5Th CtGrades: 03 - 08Students: 1,151 · Ratio: 16:144
  • Pine Ridge Alternative Center1251 Sw 42Nd AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 89 · Ratio: 4:114
  • Riverland Elementary School2600 Sw 11Th CtGrades: PK - 05Students: 595 · Ratio: 14:148
  • Rock Island Elementary School2350 Nw 19Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 681 · Ratio: 18:131
  • Seagull School425 Sw 28Th StGrades: PK - 12Students: 345 · Ratio: 9:113
  • Stephen Foster Elementary School3471 Sw 22Nd StGrades: PK - 05Students: 619 · Ratio: 15:149
  • Stranahan High School1800 Sw 5Th PlGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,723 · Ratio: 18:144
  • Sunland Park Elementary School919 Nw 13Th TerGrades: PK - 05Students: 303 · Ratio: 12:124
  • Sunrise Middle School1750 Ne 14Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,124 · Ratio: 16:155
  • Sunset School3775 Sw 16Th StGrades: KG - 12Students: 185 · Ratio: 6:114
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary School800 Nw 13Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 357 · Ratio: 12:135
  • Ucp Early Beginnings3117 Sw 13Th CtGrades: PK - PKStudents: 46 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School101 Ne 11Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 725 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Walker Elementary School (Magnet)1001 Nw 4Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 592 · Ratio: 15:137
  • Westwood Heights Elementary School2861 Sw 9Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 592 · Ratio: 13:125
  • Whiddon Rodgers Education Center700 Sw 26Th StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 678 · Ratio: 10:12
  • William Dandy Middle School2400 Nw 26Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 985 · Ratio: 16:152
  • Wingate Oaks Center1211 Nw 33Rd TerGrades: KG - 12Students: 81 · Ratio: 4:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Fort Lauderdale

IndexFort LauderdaleFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade82.9%83.4%83.8%
Completed high school81.8%82.2%82.4%
Completed some college60.4%56.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree42.3%35.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.9%26.8%29.3%
Completed masters12.6%9.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fort Lauderdale (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Aventura, FL36,97987%27%
Parkland, FL25,89579%15%
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Sunny Isles Beach, FL21,58374%9%
Cooper City, FL32,05874%8%
Fort Lauderdale, FL171,13739%42%

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Source: The Fort Lauderdale, FL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.