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Avg. test scores 61%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 15%

Fort Lauderdale school information

IndexFort LauderdaleFloridaNational
Average Test Scores39%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools433,38879,221
Total private schools361,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools214667,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fort Lauderdale are 21% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 43 public schools in Fort Lauderdale
  • 84.1% of people in Fort Lauderdale have completed 8th grade
  • 82.9% of people in Fort Lauderdale have completed high school
  • 34.9% of people in Fort Lauderdale have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fort Lauderdale

      IndexFort LauderdaleFloridaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.1%84.0%84.3%
      Completed high school82.9%83.0%83.0%
      Completed some college61.5%58.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.6%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors34.9%27.9%30.3%
      Completed masters12.9%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.8%3.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

      Fort Lauderdale, FL School Districts

      • Broward County School District

      There are a total of 43 public schools, 36 private schools and 21 post-secondary schools in Fort Lauderdale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Lauderdale, FL schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Fort Lauderdale, FL, an average of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Aventura, FL37,51587%77%
      Parkland, FL28,35477%56%
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      Cooper City, FL34,36472%46%
      Davie, FL98,71766%35%
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,15339%21%

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      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,15339%21%
      Source: The Fort Lauderdale, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.