Deerfield Beach Elementary School

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Deerfield Beach Elementary School
650 NE 1st St

School typePublic, Elementary school
School districtBroward County Public Schools
NCES District ID1200180[1]
School number0011
NCES School ID120018000141[2]
PrincipalDrew Gerlach
Deerfield Beach Elementary School
Coordinates26°19′11″N 80°05′43″W / 26.3198°N 80.0953°W / 26.3198; -80.0953Coordinates: 26°19′11″N 80°05′43″W / 26.3198°N 80.0953°W / 26.3198; -80.0953
ArchitectThomas D. McLaughlin
NRHP reference #90000319[3]
Added to NRHP16 April 1990

The Deerfield Beach Elementary School is a historic school in Deerfield Beach, Florida. It is located at 651 Northeast 1st Street. On April 16, 1990, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.


Designed by the architectural firm Thomas D. McLaughlin and Associates, and situated on land bought in 1925 by the Broward County Board of Public Instruction for $21,000 the school was built in 1926 and 1927 by the Alfred W. Kimmel Company of Pompano Beach for a cost of $55,000.[4]


Still in use, it is one of the oldest schools in Broward County. It is Deerfield's second school, The first Old Deerfield School is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5] The property for the school was obtained by the Broward County Board of Public Instruction in an exchange with the city of Deerfield Beach for the old school property.[6]


  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Broward County Public Schools". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Deerfield Beach Elementary School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  3. ^ National Park Service (9 July 2010). "National Register Information System – Deerfield Beach Elementary School (#90000319)". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ Bigger, Margaret S.; Walton, R. Douglas (10 January 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Deerfield Beach Elementary School" (pdf). National Park Service."Accompanying 11 photos, from 1988" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places Inventory.
  5. ^ Soler, Eileen; Cohen, Howard (3 October 2010). "Old school". Neighbors Sunday. Miami Herald (Broward ed.). p. 1BE. Retrieved 25 November 2018 – via NewsBank. (Subscription required (help)).
  6. ^ Roesch, Brian (November 2002). Another Sixth Sense: The Fort Lauderdale Story. iUniverse. pp. 143–4. ISBN 978-0-595-25076-9.

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