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9-12
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Pompano Beach, FL
Students enrolled: 1,208

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600 Northeast 13th Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33060

(754) 322-2000
(754) 322-2130
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October 16, 2014
I despise the faculty and staff. They glorify the school when in actuality it is corrupt. I have seen the emotions of myself deteriorate as I have gone on through the school year. I plan on NOT recommending this school to anyone who enjoys their sanity and well-being/ life. If I do decide to stay in this school, I will be upset that these teachers and students would be my alumni. P.S./ A good portion of the teacher faculty does not care about overwhelming students with work. They assign multiple projects consecutively to be due in ridiculously short time periods.

- submitted by a student
October 12, 2014
Well I am currently a sophomore at UCF and I am not happy to say this but, Pompano didn't prepare me enough as I thought it was going to. My freshman year I was quite behind in subjects I shouldn't have been in like English. At pompano I took all honors and eight AP classes; out of that eight about two really set me up for college curriculum(Shipe&Magnetta!). When I was attending Pompano the school was really full of themselves... Anyways I was in the music program too (band). Now that I am in college I wasn't taught NEARLY enough than I needed for in the basics of music theory so discontinued marching. Overall the staff was ok but the school and the students were COMPLETELY full of themselves. I wished that went somewhere else but now I am making up what wasn't brought to me. My friend who goes to FGCU and attended PBHS agrees with me on this. You guys could do better! Come on Tornadoes!!

- submitted by a community member
August 14, 2014
So, my as teenage son starts 12th grade, the quality, delivery and teaching at PBHS has been mostly effective. Late teacher entries of test scores and marked homework results have often resulted in incorrect final term grades. High work load demands on teachers has meant a tough road for less independent students. The assigned homework is about right. Pinnacle access works, except e-mail links to teachers do not, so exchanges are not possible. This is a special High school with a cozy learning environment and zero bullying policy. Kudos to staff for their excellent work.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2013
As the PBHS 4 day school week progresses, students have an opportunity for independent study. Teachers are close to perfect posting classroom and homework sores on the school's Pinnacle website. My 11 Grader continually improves his study and test skills. The school also keeps you informed by telephone on student's attendance absences and regularly notifies parents of any meetings and special events scheduled. The Honor subjects and AP classes challenge and prepare the student for higher learning, and college education, for which this Magnet school was specifically designed. All kudos to PBHS.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
My son is a Senior at Pompano Beach and I feel that I have been very lucky to be able to send my child to this school. It is by far the best public school in Broward County. It compares to the nicest private school without the price tag. The teachers are top notch, the Administrators really care and the Parents are very involved.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2013
This is one of the best and most wonderful high schools in all of Florida. It's incredibly high standards push the students to do their all out best. It has a positive and encouraging environment crafted for learning and moving forward. In my opinion Pompano Beach High School deserves nothing bu praise.

- submitted by a student
June 24, 2013
Pompano Beach High School is very full of itself. There is very little oversight when it comes to teachers' bad behavior. My son has had two teachers who graded work and simply threw it away without letting students review it or be able to question the grade. An English teacher was unable to communicate effectively in writing. She also didn't put one mark on the essays she graded, and the grading was arbitrary by her own admission. My son had two more serious issues, but I don't want him identified as a result of this rating. Trust me, they were even worse in their flagrant inappropriateness. When issues are brought to this highly INEFFECTIVE administration, they demand that you have face to face meetings with the teachers (between 7am and 3:30pm) before they get involved. Phone conferences don't count...even for those of us struggling to earn a living. They talk the talk about being a good school, but they don't walk the walk. They expect more from students behavior-wise than they expect from their teachers. How this school achieves an A rating boggles the mind.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2013
Pompano Beach High is overall an awesome school. It's safe, and when students work hard enough, Pompano is the perfect stepping stone to attend any college of that student's choice. I am finishing my senior year at Pompano right now, and honestly, I don't feel I would have achieved as much at any other school. The only concern I have/downfall about Pompano is the administration. The principal is a nice and dedicated guy, but the rest of the admins really don't care enough about the students. That said, I would greatly reccommend PBHS.

- submitted by a student
September 17, 2012
Initially, I was accepted and soon enrolled in this school. I am quite the procrastinator and underachiever, although I do relish excellent grades. Pompano Beach High School overwhelmed me with stress and a constant urge to just give up despite the reassurance I was given at home. This is not a school for intellectual, yet lazy people like myself. I underestimated this school and have ceased myself from being brainwashed that academics are everything. I do admit that the teachers are decent in quality and actually want their students to learn. For the most part, PBHS sets too high of a caliber, considering some of their pupils scored a level 3 on the FCAT. If you are hardworking, bright, and looking forward to five hours of work each weeknight, take the dive.

- submitted by a student
February 28, 2012
I am a Freshman at Pompano Beach High School, and proud to be! Yes, It is a struggle every day for me to maintain a B average, my social life has slowly diminished and my grades are not as good as they would be in other schools. But the education here is the best, i have never had a problem with anyone and I am never bored. I am glad that i applied and honored to have gotten in.

- submitted by a student
December 10, 2011
PBHS clearly does not want students from the inner city at their school. I attended a game and students from ELY High School were there. Parents clutched their belongings and ask the police to come and supervise the area. The students weren't doing anything inappropriate or swearing. I was shocked to see this from the parents that I see in SAC meetings.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2011
There is this horrible math teacher, FISHER-DAVIS, who can not do a simple math addition problem yet she is teaching math honor @ Pomp H.Students and administrators all knew she could not teach but nothing was done about it.Get your kids some serious private tutoring if they get her for a teacher.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 08, 2010
My son was lucky enough to get accepted as a freshman this year. I was so worried with him starting high school... but he has academically excelled at this school. He also reports no problems with violence or drugs as seen in alot of other schools across the country. Great school!

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2010
Great education, awesome faculty, enjoyable atmosphere and best of all, a safe environment with an exceptional student body with a goal to graduate and achieve.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2010
My son is graduating this year! We loved Pompano! My daughter just got accepted and we couldn't be happier. We have done public and private in the past. This is the best of both worlds! The quality, certified teachers and resources you expect from public school and the cozy, family-like atmosphere you pay for in private school! Go Tornados!!

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
This school is best, in my opinion, not only in the state, but most likely in the nation! This school has it all! Academics, sports, school spirit, you name it! PBHS is the epitome of an all around awesome school!

- submitted by a student
no rating September 16, 2009
cause i have fridays off, the teachers are the best. all the staff is excellent, and you really feel pushed to reach your potential and even more and succeed!

- submitted by a student
March 22, 2009
best HS in Broward County..All students must qualify: grades and FCAT, to get in-- unlike private schools that determine who enters using their own 'system.'

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2009
Outstanding staff and organization produce excellent results. We selected the PBHS over any of the private school alternatives because of the academic and sports programs.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2009
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- submitted by a student
December 05, 2008
I am a junior at PBHS. The school is okay overall. The teachers are well qualified, and the school is fairly clean. I like having 4 day weeks, but I am not a fan of the block schedule. While it is nice that I earn 8 credits per year, having the block schedule can make other things difficult, such as taking the SAT because of the long gap between classes, especially math. Overall, the school is very good academically and socially

- submitted by a student
August 20, 2008
I am a sofomore this year, the kids are friendly and the facilities are clean and high tech. The band is great ( im in the band)

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2008
Caring and dedicated staff; bright, motivated students; excellent administration; great school spirit and pride among students and staff

- submitted by a teacher
April 21, 2008
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December 10, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating July 01, 2007
We are french and just moved August 06 My sohn 16 was in cardinal gibbons high school and in the International charter school in Miami,because the distance he would like return in our close neighbhord in fort lauderdale Sunrise East.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2006
My son loves this school very much, and I agree with him. What seems to be the best feature of the school to him is that fact that it is the only school in Broward County to not have school on Fridays. But that's not the only great point. They have the latest technology at their fingertips, and laptops that can be moved to any classroom in the school. Right now, they're renovating the original high school building and gymnasium, so they can use the basketball court again soon. This is a great school, and seeing that incoming high schoolers want into the school, I think that's a huge accomplishment!

- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2005
This school is one of the best in the Tri- county area. Kids enjoy going here, and the 4 day week is great..

- submitted by a former student
November 14, 2005
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October 17, 2005
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August 17, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2005
pompano is a great school for students of all levels. the social studies department is amazing.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2005
My daughter and I love this school. It is like being at a private school as the enrollment is lower than most private schools. There is much encouragement from teachers and councelors to advance quickly doing honors classes and AP classes. The teachers and councelors are there for the kids, they are not just another number. The school demands community service hours to be performed and this is excellent when applying to colleges. Overall I love this school and my daughter loves the four-day school week.

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April 19, 2005
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April 19, 2005
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April 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2004
Pompano Beach High is a wonderful school. Every member of the staff is readily available to assist in anyway possible. None of the schools in the past had teachers that would gladly give you their email & phone numbers for contact. On top of that respond in the very same day. The love to have parents visit any time for any reason. I have shadowed my daughter on numerous occassions. The principle and staff willing speak to you about any concerns, come up with win/win solutions and continue to follow up. The school population is small and they require high overall gpa. Sports are improving and growing in participation. Track & Field state champions. Extracurricular activities for all.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2004
The School is overall 'okay'. To me, it seems more like a show off school, focusing majorly on its reputation and presentation to the public, more than it focuses on its accual qualities. There are still many kids per class, and it gets aggravting because of all the class room distractions. It offers good rewards, however (8 credits a year). But Ii guess you have to be the 'right kid' to attend there.

- submitted by a student
April 22, 2004
If you are looking for a small school with a community feel, PBHS is great. Student body is diverse; administrators are very helpful and friendly; academic level of courses varies wildly and depends a lot on the teachers (most are wonderfully effective; some of them are mediocre; one or two are an embarrassment to the school with limited skill / knowledge of subject). Overall atmosphere is nice, not especially academic but certainly a comfortable environment.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
Pompanio Beach H.S. has it all: the curriculum, principal, and faculty are all top drawer. Consequently, the students demonstrate the utmost conduct and academic performanc of any schoo...not just by mere chance...because they've strived to become and ramin part of Pompano High

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2003
I am a junior in this school and have ateended it since 9th grade. It has helped me to succeed in getting straight A's and get psyched for college. (They are REALLY into college and do everything possible to help ;-) ) You woulnd not believe how nice the students are! I still can't! There are fewer racial, social, economic, and 'popular kid' issues than I have ever seen or heard of. Everyone os real nice and accepting. Whether your student is into the gothic thing or a cheerleader they can walk up to anyone and have a pleasant conversation. The teachers are all (well, mostly...) really nice and respectful to you as a student. They help you with everything you need and treat you like an equal to them. Theynever lok down on you because you are a student. I highly reccommend this school!

- submitted by a community member
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Pompano Beach High School
600 Northeast 13th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL  33060
(754) 322-2000
Last modified Pompano Beach High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Pompano Beach High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top