Barton Elementary School

  • Barton Elementary School serves 950 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 25% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Barton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Barton Elementary School's student population of 950 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students950 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barton Elementary School 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barton Elementary School is 0.63, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barton Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barton Elementary School and the percentage of 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 Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
7%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
46%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Barton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
40%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Barton Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
6%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Barton Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Barton Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races 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 Barton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.630.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Barton Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barton Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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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