Bak Middle School Of The Arts

  • Bak Middle School Of The Arts serves 1,357 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 93% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 94% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 60%.

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 1,357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bak Middle School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bak Middle School Of The Arts is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#11 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
31%
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Black
12%
23%
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White
54%
40%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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