PROFICIENCY 48% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
78%Fort Lauderdale

William Dandy Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "BROWARD" in Fort Lauderdale, FL. There are a total of 1,028 students and 61 teachers at William Dandy Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 876 free lunch students and 69 reduced lunch students.

William Dandy Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 48.0%, which is 3% lower than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch876
Reduced lunch69


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 William Dandy Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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William Dandy Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.9% 24.1% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 94.4% 39.5% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 3.5% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 29.7% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 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%
Source: The William Dandy Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.