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Coral Springs High School

Public | 9-12 | 2532 students

 

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2014:
Based on 6 ratings
2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted January 12, 2006

Administration is more concerned about litigation than education. Students do NOT come first. Many of the teachers, however, are excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2005

Coral springs is a great school that gets you prepared for life after high school. The only problem is that they focus too much on what kids wear and not what they could be learning.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted June 11, 2005

Excellent school. Teachers are caring; students are well mannered and dedicated to learning. A good experience for my ninth grader.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 24, 2005

I attended this school. I felt very safe and comfortable. The teachers used their knowledge to help us relate learning to our own life experiences. I felt confident and respected. Teachers were easy to talk to and seemed to truly enjoy their job.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 26, 2005

I think is a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 18, 2005

My son in Coral Springs High School has 2 AP classes. I am pleased to say that there are on 18 kids in each of his classes. CSHS has many opportunites for music, art, and sports. I am only involved in helping my son with any of the studies he requires.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2004

One big plus for this school is that most of the teachers are very dedicated to working together and individually to provide a quality education. Parents are also very involved. It is truely a community school that cares about their children.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Reading

The state average for Reading was 53% in 2014.

633 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
46%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Reading

The state average for Reading was 55% in 2014.

606 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
49%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2014.

610 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
64%

2013

 
 
88%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2012.

520 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

Source: Florida Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "D".

About the tests


Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 66% in 2014.

493 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
43%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 68% in 2014.

578 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
59%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 64% in 2014.

543 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
62%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 65% in 2014.

514 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1, U.S. History, and Geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The Algebra 1 EOC has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Black 38%
White 27%
Hispanic 26%
Asian 5%
Two or more races 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 124%N/AN/A
Limited English proficient 25%N/A9%
Source: 1 FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Source: 2 FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Attendance and completion

  This school District averageState average
Dropout rate 1%N/A2%
Graduation rate 87%N/A74%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 42%53%61%
Master's degree 54%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 3%2%1%
Other degree 1%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 4%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
PE instructor(s)
Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Media arts
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • MS. SUSAN LEON-LEIGH
Fax number
  • (754) 322-0630

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Track

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Media arts
  • Video / Film production
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7201 West Sample Road
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Phone: (754) 322-0500

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