Galaxy Elementary School

Galaxy Elementary School serves 616 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Galaxy Elementary School operates within the Palm Beach School District.

School Overview

The student population of 616 students has grown by 31% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 616 students
Galaxy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Galaxy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Galaxy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Galaxy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Galaxy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Galaxy Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
13%
30%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
75%
23%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
10%
41%
Galaxy Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Galaxy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Galaxy Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.46
Galaxy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
52%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 182,895 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,128 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,289 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Palm Beach School District
Number of Schools
Managed
276
22
Number of Students Managed 182,895 10,137
Palm Beach School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,924 MM $132 MM
Palm Beach School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,952 MM $140 MM
Palm Beach School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,128 $11,888
Palm Beach School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,289 $12,571
Palm Beach School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Boynton Beach Community High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Congress Community Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Daystar Academy Of Excellence Charter School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Boynton BeachDaystar Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 84 students970 North Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)369-2323
    0.6KG-584
  • Boynton BeachPoinciana Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 521 students1203 North Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)739-5700
    0.7KG-5521
  • Boynton BeachForest Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 552 students1201 Sw 3rd St
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)292-6900
    0.9KG-5552
  • Boynton BeachCongress Community Middle School
    Magnet School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 966 students101 South Congress Ave
    Boynton BeachFL 33426
    (561)374-5600
    1.36-8966
  • Boynton BeachVirtual Community School
    1.3 miles505 South Congress Ave
    Boynton BeachFL 33426
    (561)434-8000
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