Bear Lakes Middle School

  • Bear Lakes Middle School serves 723 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 27% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bear Lakes Middle 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 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Bear Lakes Middle School's student population of 723 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students723 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bear Lakes Middle 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 decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bear Lakes Middle School is 0.37, which is less 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)
35%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
32%
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Black
78%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bear Lakes Middle School and the percentage of Black students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
4%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bear Lakes Middle School and the percentage of White students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bear Lakes Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.370.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bear Lakes Middle 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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