B.e.s.t.

  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • B.e.s.t. placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.

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School Overview

    School TypeAlternative school
    Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
    Total Studentsn/a
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    Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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    School Comparison

    • B.e.s.t. is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
    • The diversity score of B.e.s.t. is 0.00, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
    Overall School Rank#1836 out of 3,601 schools
    (Bottom 50%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
    54%
    This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
    52%
    This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
    This chart display the student teacher ratio of B.e.s.t. and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Asian
    100%
    3%
    This chart display the percentage of Asian students in B.e.s.t. and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
    Hispanic
    n/a
    32%
    This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in B.e.s.t. and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Black
    n/a
    22%
    This chart display the percentage of Black students in B.e.s.t. and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    White
    n/a
    39%
    This chart display the percentage of White students in B.e.s.t. and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in B.e.s.t..This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
    Diversity Scoren/a0.70
    This chart display the diversity score of B.e.s.t. and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
    53%
    This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
    5%
    This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in B.e.s.t. and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NamePolk School District
    Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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      Grades: K-12
      0.0 miles
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      Lakeland, FL 33801
      (863)499-2963
      0.0 K-12 n/a
    • Lakeland Crystal Lake Elementary School
      Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
      0.2 miles
      700 Galvin Dr
      Lakeland, FL 33801
      (863)499-2966
      0.2 PK-5 549
    • Lakeland Crystal Lake Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 838 students
      0.3 miles
      2410 Crystal Lake Dr N
      Lakeland, FL 33801
      (863)499-2970
      0.3 6-8 838
    • Lakeland Polk Full Time Eschool
      Grades: K-12 | 124 students
      0.4 miles
      900 Lowry Ave
      Lakeland, FL 33801
      (863)665-4538
      0.4 K-12 124
    • Lakeland Magnolia Montessori Academy Charter School
      Grades: K-6 | 92 students
      1.3 miles
      1540 New Jersey
      Lakeland, FL 33803
      (863)797-4991
      1.3 K-6 92

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