Believers Academy

5840 Corporate Way Ste 100

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Tel: (561)340-2507
  • Believers Academy serves 137 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Believers Academy operates within the Palm Beach School District.
  • Palm Beach School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 137 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
School TypeSpecial education school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students137 students
Believers Academy Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Believers Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Believers Academy Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by GradeBelievers Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Believers Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Believers Academy Asian Students (2008-2010)
Hispanic
13%
31%
Believers Academy Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
55%
23%
Believers Academy Black Students (2008-2015)
White
30%
40%
Believers Academy White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Believers Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBelievers Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.600.70
Believers Academy Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
67%
53%
Believers Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Believers Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Palm Beach School District's student population of 184,070 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 60% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,718 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,873 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Number of Schools
Managed
266
22
Number of Students Managed184,07010,184
Palm Beach School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate79%71%
Palm Beach School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,924 MM$132 MM
Palm Beach School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,952 MM$140 MM
Palm Beach School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,718$11,888
Palm Beach School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,873$12,571
Palm Beach School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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