Driftwood Elementary School

2700 Nw 69th Ave, Hollywood, FL 33024 | (754) 323-5450
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 684
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 684
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 337 (49.3%)
  • Females: 327 (47.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 114 (16.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 380 (55.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 494 (72.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Driftwood Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian273.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Driftwood Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade10715.6%
2nd Grade10515.4%
3rd Grade12818.7%
4th Grade13019.0%
5th Grade9513.9%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Driftwood Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 26, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i am very impressed with the teachers. this is a great school.we parents need to more with our kids and at home .these teachers can only do so much
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 18, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • While the area is nice, this school lacks the funding to hire quality teachers. Kids will usually get new or "certification in progress" teachers. Alot of the responsibility for making sure the kids learn or behave is left to the parents. The teachers are like consultants who brief the kids on the subjects and the kids/parents have to do all the legwork. When it comes time to grade you're expected to do well when they just "threw information out at you" and you're expected to know it. For example they'll criticize your handwriting skills when they taught you handwriting in 1st or 2nd grade for a few months. They'll criticize your writing when they tell you what to do by using a "formula". It's like a teacher I had in college used to say "They'll lecture you all semester about what is a pencil, and the question on the test is "describe a pen"." The lack of quality education coupled with all the changes in the public schools in Elizabeth, I imagine this school can expect declines in enrollment and go the way of many Catholic schools unless it miraculously improves.

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