Benoist Farms Elementary School

  • Benoist Farms Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Benoist Farms 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 12:1 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 61%.

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School Overview

  • Benoist Farms Elementary School's student population of 568 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benoist Farms 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 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benoist Farms Elementary School is 0.56, 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)
51%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
32%
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Black
59%
23%
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White
7%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Benoist Farms Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.560.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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

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