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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
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 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
6%
28%
Black
85%
23%
White
5%
43%
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 0.45
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%
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%

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
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: 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boynton BeachDaystar Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Charter School
    970 North Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)369-2323
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 114 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Boynton BeachPoinciana Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1203 North Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)739-5700
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 529 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Boynton BeachForest Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1201 Sw 3rd St
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)292-6900
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 594 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Boynton BeachCongress Community Middle School
    Magnet School
    101 South Congress Ave
    Boynton BeachFL 33426
    (561)374-5600
    Magnet School

    1.3 mi | 1019 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Boynton BeachVirtual Community School
    505 South Congress Ave
    Boynton BeachFL 33426
    (561)434-8000
    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Did You Know?
Delray Beach, 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 0.45, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Delray Beach is S. D. Spady Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.