12800 Taft St Pembroke Pines FL United States 33028
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 used to operate on a block schedule with four periods in a day, each period being about 90 minutes long. As of the 2012-2013 school year, Flanagan High School dropped this schedule and picked up a more cost-effective schedule provided by the Broward County School Board. Flanagan High School was featured as a "Top 1000 high schools in the nation" by Newsweek based on statistics such as Advanced Placement enrollment.Flanagan has a Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FSA) school grade of "A" for the 2011-2012 academic year.HistoryIt was named after a mayor of Pembroke Pines, Charles W. Flanagan.Events and AwardsColor Guard wins World ChampionshipsFlanagan High School’s World Guard was named the 2008 and 2012 WGI Scholastic World Champions after competing at the WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio and beating all other competitors in their division. In 2008 they performed their show "Post Secret" based on the community mail art project, PostSecret, earning a score of 96.9. They became the first color guard in Florida to be crowned champions in the Scholastic World Class. In 2012, they again earned the Scholastic World Championship title with their show "Project Innocence", derived from the Innocence Project, earning a 95.5. That year they also became the first ever Scholastic World Guard to take home the Fans’ Favorite Award in Dayton, Ohio at the 2012 WGI World Championships.