501 S Sapodilla Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts serves 1,396 students in grades 9-12.
Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts placed in the top 1% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts's student population of 1,396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
81 teachers
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School Rankings

Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts is 0.64, 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#25 out of 3628 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
55%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 50%)

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