Bear Lakes Middle School

3505 Shenandoah Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bear Lakes Middle School serves 719 students in grades 6-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 33% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Bear Lakes Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Bear Lakes Middle School's student population of 719 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students719 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Bear Lakes Middle 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 Bear Lakes Middle School is 0.45, 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
#3184 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
72%
22%
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White
5%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Lakes Middle School is Palm Beach Lakes High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Renaissance Charter School At West Palm Beach (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seminole Trails Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Seminole Trails Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 797 students
    0.6 miles
    4075 Willow Pond Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33417
    (561) 598-7000
    0.6 PK-5 797
  • West Palm Beach Egret Lake Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 605 students
    1.3 miles
    5115 47th Pl N
    West Palm Beach, FL 33417
    (561) 616-7900
    1.3 K-5 605
  • West Palm Beach Renaissance Charter School At West Palm Beach Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 954 students
    1.4 miles
    1889 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    (561) 839-1994
    1.4 K-8 954
  • West Palm Beach Palm Beach Lakes High Adult Education

    1.5 miles
    3505 Shiloh Dr
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561) 640-5025
    1.5 n/a n/a
  • West Palm Beach Palm Beach Lakes High School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,420 students
    1.5 miles
    3505 Shiloh Dr
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407
    (561) 640-5000
    1.5 9-12 2,420

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