Atlantic Technical Center is located in Margate, FL and is one of 68 high schools in Broward School District. It is a magnet school that serves 591 students in grades 9-12.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Atlantic Technical Center did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Florida in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Atlantic Technical Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Atlantic Technical Center had 45% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Florida had 56% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Broward spends $9,234 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 61% on instruction, 35% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Broward District
In 2011, Atlantic Technical Center had 6 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Florida, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 FCAT Results for all subjects tested.more...