Saturday, January 12, 2013

Fort Lauderdale Schools and Education

Southwest Florida has some of the best schools in the country.
Broward is the 5th largest school district in the country with over 270,000 students.
In addition to this Broward counties adult education program is second to none. There are over 25 learning, technical centers that currently accommodate over 200,000 students.
More information on each of the counties' public schools can be obtained by phone or from their Web sites. For a comparison of schools and school districts on a variety of criteria, view Florida School Indicators Reports at the Florida Department of Education's Web site.
Broward county school specifics:
137 Elementary Schools
41 Middle Schools
29 High Schools
5 universities
1 community college
5 Alternative Schools
29 Charter Schools. Charter schools are public schools holding state or local contracts to meet special student achievement goals.
21 Trade schools
150 private schools
Higher Education-Colleges and trade Schools
There are 21 in all, teaching everything from Law, Health care to Business.
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In conclusion, whether you have school children or are looking for higher education and/or vocational assistance, Broward County can help. In addition, Miami and it’s trade schools and Higher education facilities are just an hours drive away.

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