Banyan Creek Elementary School

  • Banyan Creek Elementary School serves 968 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Banyan Creek Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Banyan Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Banyan Creek Elementary School's student population of 968 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students968 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Banyan Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Banyan Creek Elementary School is 0.69, 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)#689 out of 3650 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
39%
22%
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White
37%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Banyan Creek Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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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