Belle Glade Elementary School

  • Belle Glade Elementary School serves 659 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (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 29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Belle Glade Elementary School's student population of 659 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belle Glade Elementary 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 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belle Glade Elementary School is 0.50, which is more 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)
38%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Hispanic
36%
32%
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Black
61%
23%
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White
2%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belle Glade Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.500.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
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 Belle Glade Elementary School and the percentage of public school 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

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belle Glade Lake Shore Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
    0.5 miles
    425 W Canal St N
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561)829-1100
    0.5 6-8 648
  • Belle Glade Crossroads Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 181 students
    0.8 miles
    225 Sw 12th St
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561)993-8400
    0.8 6-12 181
  • Belle Glade Belle Glade Excel Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 126 students
    1.3 miles
    555 Sw 16th St
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561)257-2510
    1.3 K-5 126
  • Belle Glade Lakeside Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 117 students
    1.3 miles
    716 S Main St
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561)993-5000
    1.3 K-6 117
  • Belle Glade Glade View Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    1.4 miles
    1100 Sw Avenue G
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561)993-8800
    1.4 PK-5 362

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