Ben Gamla-palm Beach

Ben Gamla-palm Beach serves 255 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ben Gamla-palm Beach placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ben Gamla-palm Beach places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Ben Gamla-palm Beach's student population of 255 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Ben Gamla-palm Beach is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ben Gamla-palm Beach is 0.48, 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
#391 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
70%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
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 Ben Gamla-palm Beach is Park Vista Community High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Christa Mcauliffe Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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