PROFICIENCY 64% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Fort Lauderdale
55%Florida

Fort Lauderdale High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Broward County School District" in Fort Lauderdale, FL. There are a total of 2,007 students and 98 teachers at Fort Lauderdale High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1.

Fort Lauderdale High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.0%, which is 17% higher than the Florida average.

Fort Lauderdale High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2007
Teachers98
Student/Teacher ratio21:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment789
Taking some courses523
Taking some courses (not tests)56
Passing some courses121
Passing no courses406

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Fort Lauderdale High School, there are a total of 789 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 523 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School64%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Fort Lauderdale High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
White 24.9% 24.2% 40.9% 51.1%
Black 55.9% 39.4% 22.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 3.6% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.5% 29.8% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 2.6% 3.2% 3.1%

Fort Lauderdale demographics profile

StatisticFort LauderdaleFloridaNational
Population175,15321,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,06341091
Median age42.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%54%55%
Speak English72%72%79%
Speak Spanish15%21%13%

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%
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Source: The Fort Lauderdale High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.