Belle Glade Elementary School

500 Nw Avenue L
Belle Glade, FL 33430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Belle Glade Elementary School serves 744 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Belle Glade 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 37% (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 25% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Belle Glade Elementary School's student population of 744 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Belle Glade 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 Belle Glade Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#3251 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
30%
33%
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Black
61%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Belle Glade Elementary School is Crossroads Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lake Shore Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belle Glade Lake Shore Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 708 students
    0.5 miles
    425 W Canal St N
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 829-1100
    0.5 6-8 708
  • Belle Glade Crossroads Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 73 students
    0.8 miles
    225 Sw 12th St
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 993-8400
    0.8 6-12 73
  • Belle Glade Glade View Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    1.4 miles
    1100 Sw Avenue G
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 993-8800
    1.4 PK-5 346
  • Belle Glade Gove Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 709 students
    1.5 miles
    900 Se Avenue G
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 993-8700
    1.5 PK-6 709
  • Belle Glade West Technical Education Center

    1.5 miles
    2625 State Road 715
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 829-4600
    1.5 n/a n/a

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