Pembroke Pines Charter High School
Academic Profile 2012-2013
17189 Sheridan Street Pembroke Pines, Florida 33331 (954) 538-3700 FAX (954) 538-3715 CEEB – 101525
The Pembroke Pines Charter Community will provide a challenging educational foundation to prepare students for college success and responsible citizenship.
Pembroke Pines Charter High School is a public charter college preparatory high school owned and operated by the City of Pembroke Pines, Florida. Currently, there are 1700 students in grades nine through twelve. The City of Pembroke Pines borrowed Thomas Jefferson’s concept of an Academic Village and transformed the campus into a cultural and intellectual hub, incorporating partnerships with the Broward County Library System, Broward Community College, Florida International University, and the City Department of Parks and Recreation. These partnerships afford our students a state-of-the-art library, dual-enrollment opportunities, a community theater auditorium, and outstanding athletic facilities.
Accreditation is by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The school has a professional teaching staff of 92. The entire teaching faculty holds state certification and 48% hold advanced degrees.
Students in Grades 9-12 follow a college preparatory curriculum and are required to meet all the requirements for a standard Florida diploma.
Advanced Placement courses are offered through the College Board Advanced Placement Program in Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Psychology, Physics B, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, United States Government & Politics, United States History, and World History. All students enrolled in AP courses are required to take AP exams.
PPCHS students who have an unweighted 3.0 gpa have an opportunity to participate in the Dual Enrollment program at Broward College. Through this program, students can take college courses while in high school. They earn high school and college credit for the courses taken. The Broward College Pines Campus is located on our campus.
2011 SAT Mean Scores 2011 ACT Mean Score
Critical Reading – 506 Composite – 20.7 Math – 508 Writing – 498
A 90-100 B+ 87-89 B 80-86 C+ 77-79 C 70-76 D+ 67-69 D 60-66 F 0-59 All courses are included in the Grade Point Average (GPA). Some courses are weighted reflecting their challenging academic requirements. Cumulative GPA begins in Grade 9 and is indicated on the transcript. Students are ranked.
Class of 2012: 93% went on to post-secondary study
- 55% to 4 year colleges/universities
- 38% to 2 year community colleges
Scholarship money from the class of 2012: $3,836,200 over 4 years
PPCHS College Acceptances 2009-present
|Auburn University||Northeastern University|
|Barry University||Northwestern University|
|Boston University||Nova Southeastern University|
|Case Western University||Penn State University|
|Dartmouth College||St. Thomas University|
|Drexel University||Stanford University|
|Duke University||Tulane University|
|Embry-Riddle University||U.S. Military Academy at West Point|
|Emory University||United States Air Force Academy|
|Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University||University of Alabama|
|Florida Atlantic University||University of California Berkeley|
|Florida Gulf Coast University||University of California Los Angeles|
|Florida Institute of Technology||University of Central Florida|
|Florida International University||University of Chicago|
|Florida State University||University of Florida|
|Full Sail University||University of Maryland|
|George Washington University||University of Miami|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||University of Michigan|
|Harvard College||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|High Point University||University of North Florida|
|Hofstra University||University of Pittsburgh|
|Howard University||University of South Florida|
|Johns Hopkins University||University of West Florida|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||Unversity of Notre Dame|
|New College of Florida||Vanderbilt University|
|New York University||Wagner College|
|Wake Forest University|