PROFICIENCY 37% 25% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
78%Fort Lauderdale

Stranahan High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "BROWARD" in Fort Lauderdale, FL. There are a total of 1,498 students and 66 teachers at Stranahan High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 1,132 free lunch students and 108 reduced lunch students.

Stranahan High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 25% lower than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch1132
Reduced lunch108


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment474
Taking some courses400
Taking some courses (not tests)15
Passing some courses74
Passing no courses320

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 Stranahan High School, there are a total of 474 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 400 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School33%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School41%

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.

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Stranahan High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.0% 24.1% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 67.2% 39.5% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 3.5% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.2% 29.7% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 2.6% 3.2% 3.1%

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Fort Lauderdale demographics profile

StatisticFort LauderdaleFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,06329491
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 Stranahan High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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