South Broward High School

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South Broward High School
Address
1901 N Federal Hwy

,
Florida 33020

United States
Information
TypePublic
School districtBroward County Public Schools
PrincipalPatricia Brown[1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,238 (2016-17)[2]
Color(s)          Red and gold
MascotBulldog
School hours7:40am-2:40pm
Website

South Broward High School (SBHS) is a marine science magnet school located in the Royal Poinciana neighborhood of Hollywood, Florida, United States. The school is a part of the Broward County Public Schools district.

South Broward High had an FCAT school grade of "B" for the 2009–2010 academic year.[3]

Overview[edit]

The site for the school was located approximately two miles north in the city of Dania at the current site of Dania Beach Elementary School. It is the second oldest high school established in Broward County, after Fort Lauderdale High School. Dania High School, which had been a part of the Dania School founded in 1913 by the Dade County School Board, was renamed South Broward in 1938. Its name was appropriate considering that when Broward County was founded in 1915, it was effectively the only public school serving the southern half of the county. When a larger school was needed, the campus relocated to its present site at the corner of Federal Highway and Harding Street in 1949, and expanded northward not long after. After South Broward was integrated in 1966, it absorbed a significant number of the African American student body that had attended Attucks School (now the site of Attucks Middle School), which had served grades 7 through 12.

The school's athletic teams are known as the Bulldogs. The school offers a wide range of extracurricular and athletic activities.

It is one of the more ethnically and socioeconomically diverse high schools in Florida, providing an accurate demographic sample of the city of Hollywood as a whole.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2017-2018 school year, the total student enrollment was 2236. The ethnic makeup of the school was 21.5% White, 29.9% Black, 39.4% Hispanic, 2.36% Asian or Pacific Islander, 4.56% Multiracial, and 2.10% Native American or Native Alaskan[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patricia Brown is the new South Broward High School Principal".
  2. ^ "SOUTH BROWARD HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  3. ^ FCAT School Grades - High Archived 2004-06-18 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ [1], Broward Schools Enrollment Counts

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°01′47″N 80°08′32″W / 26.0298118°N 80.1422676°W / 26.0298118; -80.1422676