Benoist Farms Elementary School

  • Benoist Farms Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Benoist Farms Elementary School's student population of 514 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benoist Farms Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benoist Farms Elementary School is 0.56, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2610 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
30%
33%
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Black
59%
22%
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White
8%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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, middle school and elementary school to Benoist Farms Elementary School is Turning Points Academy (0.2 miles away)
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