Academy For Positive Learning

  • Academy For Positive Learning serves 131 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Academy For Positive Learning placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Academy For Positive Learning places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Academy For Positive Learning's student population of 131 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy For Positive Learning is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy For Positive Learning is 0.63, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1046 out of 3650 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
33%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
23%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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