Charles W. Flanagan High School


Charles W. Flanagan High School
Charles W. Flanagan High School
Address
12800 Taft Street, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33028
Information
School type Public
Established 1996
Principal Mrs. Michelle Kefford
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 3,168[1]
Color(s) Black, White and Hunter Green
School District Broward County Public Schools
Administrative District Area South Area[2]
Innovation Zone Flanagan[3]
Website

Named after former mayor Charles W. Flanagan, Charles W. Flanagan High School opened its doors in 1996 as the first public high school in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Flanagan High School is located near Broward County's C.B. Smith Park and the Walter C. Young Middle School and Resource Center.

Flanagan’s enrollment is now just over 3000. The school operates on a block schedule with four periods in a day. Flanagan High School was featured as a "Top 1000 high schools in the nation" by Newsweek magazine, based on statistics such as Advanced Placement enrollment.[citation needed]

Flanagan is also known for its diversity in the academies, and is one of the only high schools in Broward County to have an AP psychology class.

Flanagan has an FCAT school grade of "B" for the 2009-2010 academic year.[4]

Contents

Events

Colorguard wins World Championship

Flanagan High School's World Guard are the 2008 WGI World Champion. They competed at the WGI World Championships on April 11 and 12 in Dayton, Ohio and earned a score of 96.9, beating all other competitors in their division and ending a ten year winning streak of another team. They are the first colorguard in Florida to achieve this position in the Scholastic World class. In addition to this victory, they are also the 2008 Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Pensacola and South Power Regional Champions.
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In 2009 and 2011 the Flanagan World Guard received the Bronze Medal at World Championships.

The Flanagan World Guard also won the South Florida Winter Guard Association World Class Championship in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011

NJROTC team takes national title

Flanagan High School is the 2007 national champion of the NJROTC National Academic, Athletic and Drill Championships.[6] The Flanagan NJROTC squad defeated the 10-time national champion Flour Bluff High School from Corpus Christi, Texas. [7] The Falcon Company has been a distinguished unit from 2001 through 2011. In 2010, LCDR James Stuffer joined the unit and lead alongside SCPO Wayne Smith. In 2011, the Falcon Company place 3rd at nationals.

Baseball Team Champions

State Champions 2005, 2006 , 2010,
Regional Champions 2005, 2006, 2007 , 2010,
District Champions 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010

Demographics

At the start of the 2010-2011 school year, the total student enrollment was 3,241. The ethnic makeup of the school was 20.3% White, 24.9% Black, 47.1% Hispanic, 4.8% Asian or Pacific Islander, 0.4% Native American, and 2.5% Multiracial. [8]

Notable alumni

Career Academies

  • Engineering / Physical Sciences & Technology
  • Business / Management / Entrepreneurship
  • Public / Human Services
  • Medical / Biological Sciences
  • Arts / Communications

Flanagan's academies have been highly praised as some of the best in the county. The entire faculty is centered around these Academies in order to allow cross-curricular planning and to provide meaningful learning activities for students. Each pathway will meet the needs of students with all abilities and interests. The career Academies provide the means of organizing curriculum resulting in giving each student a personalized and relevant course of study.

References

  1. ^ Broward County Public Schools. "Enrollment Count for CHARLES W. FLANAGAN". http://www.browardschools.com/schoolsplash1/enrollment.asp?school=3391. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  2. ^ Broward County Public Schools. "Innovation Zones". http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/schoolboundaries/Innovationzones.htm. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  3. ^ Broward County Public Schools. "Innovation Zones". http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/schoolboundaries/Innovationzones.htm#South1. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  4. ^ FCAT School Grades - High
  5. ^ Flanagan High School World Guard. "Flanagan World Wins World Championship". http://www.flanaganhighschool.com/~cguard. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  6. ^ Navy League of the United States, Navy JROTC. "2007 NJROTC Nationals Overall Event Score Totals". http://www.thenationals.net/nn-results-overall.htm. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  7. ^ Flanagan High School NJROTC. "Flanagan NJROTC wins NJROTC National Championship". http://www.flanaganhighschool.com/~njrotc/. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  8. ^ Twentieth Day Enrollment Report - September 21, 2010

External links

Coordinates: 26°01′14″N 80°19′21″W / 26.0205°N 80.3224°W / 26.0205; -80.3224



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