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Pompano Beach High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,206
Best High School in Florida
#6
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BROWARD
Type Public
 Phone (754)322-2000
 Location 600 NE 13TH AVE
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33060
Charter School No

Pompano Beach High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 6th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Pompano Beach High School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White49.2%593
Black21.5%259
Hispanic22.6%273
Asian Pacific4%48
Native American Indian0.2%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races2.5%30

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 24.6%

31.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, POMPANO BEACH HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 116th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman339
Sophomore298
Junior281
Senior288
Total1,206

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 7th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
Florida Median86%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Black95% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged95% or more*
Limited English Proficiency-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 14th in Florida

Students at Pompano Beach High School scored an average 86% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.6% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls81%93%
Boys75% to 79%*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black75% to 79%*90% to 94%*
Hispanic75% to 79%*90% to 94%*
Multiracial--
White80% to 84%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites80% or more*60% to 79%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1056

The average SAT score for Pompano Beach High School students in 2014 was 1056.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 14th in Florida

489 out of 569 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (86%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 4% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 76th in Florida

Pompano Beach High School offers 18 AP courses. 58 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Pompano Beach High School had 401 taking AP exams with a 134 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 80% percentile and well above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 33% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 58% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 48%
AP Courses Offered 18

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%13
Boys2.1%11
Girls0.3%2
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%8
Boys1.1%6
Girls0.4%2

Location

Pompano Beach High School
600 NE 13TH AVE
POMPANO BEACH, FL
33060
(754)322-2000

10 out of 10 1

District

BROWARD
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL