Barton Elementary School

1700 Barton Rd
Lake Worth, FL 33460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Barton Elementary School serves 911 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Barton Elementary School's student population of 911 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students911 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

Barton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Barton Elementary School is 0.60, 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 Testing Rank
#3175 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
6%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
51%
33%
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Black
38%
22%
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White
5%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Barton Elementary School is South Area Secondary Intensive Transition Program (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Worth South Area Secondary Intensive Transition Program Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 58 students
    0.0 miles
    1509 Barton Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 202-0600
    0 6-12 58
  • West Palm Beach Seagull Academy Special Education School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 43 students
    0.4 miles
    6250 N Military Tr
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561) 540-8110
    0.4 6-12 43
  • Lake Worth Palm Beach School For Autism Special Education School
    Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 325 students
    0.5 miles
    8480 Lantana Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33467
    (561) 533-9917
    0.5 PK-12 325
  • Lake Worth Lantana Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    0.9 miles
    710 W Ocean Ave
    Lake Worth, FL 33462
    (561) 202-0300
    0.9 PK-5 486
  • Lake Worth Palm Beach Maritime Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
    1.0 miles
    600 S East Coast Ave
    Lake Worth, FL 33462
    (561) 578-5700
    1 9-12 166

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