Bak Middle School Of The Arts

  • Bak Middle School Of The Arts serves 1,381 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bak Middle School Of The Arts placed in the top 1% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Bak Middle School Of The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Bak Middle School Of The Arts's student population of 1,381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bak Middle School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 1% 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bak Middle School Of The Arts is 0.66, 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)#16 out of 3650 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
52%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Bak Middle School Of The Arts is Highridge Family Center (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Highridge Family Center Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12 | 32 students
    0.8 miles
    4400 N Australian Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561)494-0015
    0.8 3-12 32
  • West Palm Beach Alternative Program Central Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 13 students
    1.1 miles
    1041 45th St
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561)681-5908
    1.1 6-12 13
  • West Palm Beach Palm Beach Regional Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 46 students
    1.1 miles
    1100 45th St Ste A
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561)357-5930
    1.1 4-12 46
  • West Palm Beach Believers Academy Special Education School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
    1.2 miles
    5840 Corporate Way Ste 100
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561)340-2507
    1.2 9-12 118
  • West Palm Beach The Learning Center At The Els Center Of Excellence Special Education School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
    1.2 miles
    5800 Corporate Way Ste 101
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561)640-0270
    1.2 PK-8 136

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