Academy For Positive Learning

Tel: (561)585-6104
  • Academy For Positive Learning serves 142 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Academy For Positive Learning placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Academy For Positive Learning operates within the Palm Beach School District.

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School Overview

  • Academy For Positive Learning's student population of 142 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students142 students
Academy For Positive Learning Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Academy For Positive Learning Gender
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Academy For Positive Learning Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeAcademy For Positive Learning Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Academy For Positive Learning is ranked within the top 30% of all 3601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy For Positive Learning is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Academy For Positive Learning Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2016)
American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Academy For Positive Learning Asian Students (2008-2016)
Hispanic
46%
32%
Academy For Positive Learning Black Students (2006-2016)
Black
11%
23%
Academy For Positive Learning Black Students (2006-2016)
White
30%
39%
Academy For Positive Learning White Students (2006-2016)
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
Academy For Positive Learning Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsAcademy For Positive Learning All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.70
Academy For Positive Learning Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
48%
Academy For Positive Learning Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
Academy For Positive Learning Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Academy For Positive Learning is Palm Beach School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Palm Beach School District's student population of 189,145 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,718 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,873 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePalm Beach School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    273
    22
    Number of Students Managed189,14510,175
    Palm Beach School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    52%
    District Total Revenue$1,924 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$1,952 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,718$12,987
    District Spending / Student$10,873$13,734
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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