Northeast High School in Oakland Park has an enviable list of distinguished alumni. Astronaut Brett Jett, jazz legend Jaco Pastorius, and Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey are just a few of the notables who graduated from the Home of the Hurricanes.
The school has more dual-enrollment classes on its campus than any other high school in Broward County. It leads the district in reassignment requests, meaning more students want to transfer in to Coral Springs High School than to any other high school. So there’s a lot to brag about at the home of the Colts.
It’s not easy to achieve excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines has managed to hit that trifecta.
Ramblewood Middle - NBC 6 Brag About Your School
Most middle schools offer a handful of classes, at most, that offer high school credit. It’s a different story at Ramblewood Middle School in Coral Springs, which has 16 high school credit classes, including 11 electives. The principal emphasizes student choice, especially in the arts.
Miramar High - NBC 6 Brag About Your School
Miramar High School is mostly known for two highly unrelated things: powerhouse football teams and for being the alma mater of Johnny Depp. Oh, but there’s so much more going on at this south Broward County institution.
When a school attracts students from all over Broward County, it’s fitting to put the word “magnet” right into its name. Hallandale Magnet High School definitely has pull, thanks to its six magnet programs, all under the umbrella of its Entrepreneurship STEM and Multimedia Technology Academy.
Home of the Knights, the school boasts one of the top marching bands in the entire state, recently placing third in the Florida Marching Band Coalition 2016 Championships held in St. Petersburg.
McNicol Middle School - NBC 6 Brag About Your School
It’s a STEM school, which means they integrate science, technology, engineering and math into all areas of the curriculum, but McNicol Middle School in Hollywood takes that concept a step further.
Coconut Creek High School - NBC 6 Brag About Your School
Coconut Creek High has been an icon in North Broward for more than 40 years, a traditional, comprehensive high school which now has a brand-new magnet program. It’s called the Creek Technical Academy.
Hollywood Hills High School - NBC 6 Brag About Your School
Rated as one of the top high schools in America by Newsweek’s 2015-16 World Report, the Spartans feature several top programs for their students.
Crystal Lake Middle School - NBC 6 Brag About Your School
The students in the Civil Air Patrol elective learn all about aerospace engineering, including how to design aircraft. They even fly airplanes as part of the class.