Galaxy Elementary School

Galaxy Elementary School serves 390 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Galaxy Elementary School operates within the Palm Beach School District.

Overview

The student population of 390 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 390 students
Galaxy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Galaxy Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Galaxy 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 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Galaxy Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Galaxy Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
28%
Galaxy Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
85%
23%
Galaxy Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
43%
Galaxy Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Galaxy Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Galaxy 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.
0.27 0.69
Galaxy 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%
Galaxy 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.
3%
8%
Galaxy 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
20
Number of Students Managed 183,574 9,762
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $138 MM
District Spending $2,123 MM $159 MM
Palm Beach School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,390 $13,793
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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boynton Beach Daystar Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Charter School
    970 North Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton Beach , FL , 33435
    (561)369-2323
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  114  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Boynton Beach Poinciana Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1203 North Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton Beach , FL , 33435
    (561)739-5700
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  529  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Boynton Beach Forest Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1201 Sw 3rd St
    Boynton Beach , FL , 33435
    (561)292-6900
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Boynton Beach Congress Community Middle School
    Magnet School
    101 South Congress Ave
    Boynton Beach , FL , 33426
    (561)374-5600
    Magnet School
    1.3  mi  |  1019  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Boynton Beach Virtual Community School
    505 South Congress Ave
    Boynton Beach , FL , 33426
    (561)434-8000
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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