Galaxy Elementary School

Galaxy Elementary School serves 389 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Galaxy Elementary School operates within the Palm Beach School District.

Overview

The student population of 389 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 389 students
Galaxy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Galaxy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Galaxy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 12:1 15:1
Galaxy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
7%
28%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
83%
23%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
10%
42%
Galaxy Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
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.
0.30 0.45
Galaxy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
82%
51%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
7%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 186,225 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,390 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,434 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Palm Beach School District
Number of Schools
Managed
260
22
Number of Students Managed 186,225 9,797
Palm Beach School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $138 MM
Palm Beach School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,123 MM $159 MM
Palm Beach School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,390 $13,793
Palm Beach School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,434 $15,882
Palm Beach School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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    (561)374-5600
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    Boynton BeachFL 33426
    (561)434-8000
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