Greenacres Elementary School

Greenacres Elementary School serves 659 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Greenacres Elementary School operates within the Palm Beach School District.

Overview

The student population of 659 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 659 students
Greenacres Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Greenacres Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Greenacres Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Greenacres Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Greenacres Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
73%
28%
Greenacres Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
14%
23%
Greenacres Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
7%
43%
Greenacres Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Greenacres Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Greenacres Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.44 0.45
Greenacres Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
86%
49%
Greenacres Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
5%
8%
Greenacres Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 183,574 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Palm Beach School District
Number of Schools
Managed
226
23
Number of Students Managed 183,574 9,989
Palm Beach School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $138 MM
Palm Beach School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,123 MM $159 MM
Palm Beach School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,390 $13,793
Palm Beach School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,434 $15,882
Palm Beach School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is John I. Leonard High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is L C Swain Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Hill Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GreenacresJohn I. Leonard High School
    Magnet School
    4701 10th Ave North
    GreenacresFL 33463
    (561)641-1200
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 2499 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GreenacresL C Swain Middle School
    5332 Lake Worth Rd
    GreenacresFL 33463
    (561)649-6900
    0.7 mi | 1067 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • West Palm BeachForest Hill Elementary School
    5555 Purdy Ln
    West Palm BeachFL 33415
    (561)432-2300
    1.3 mi | 782 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GreenacresHeritage Elementary School
    5100 Melaleuca Ln
    GreenacresFL 33463
    (561)804-3200
    1.4 mi | 965 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Palm SpringsClifford O Taylor/kirklane Elementary School
    4200 Purdy Ln
    Palm SpringsFL 33461
    (561)804-3500
    1.4 mi | 1119 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Palm Beach County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Palm Beach County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.