Berkshire Elementary School

1060 Kirk Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Berkshire Elementary School serves 1,152 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Berkshire Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Berkshire Elementary School's student population of 1,152 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,152 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

Berkshire 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 Berkshire Elementary School is 0.41, 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
#1974 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
76%
33%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
10%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Berkshire Elementary School is Pace Center For Girls (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palm Springs Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Jog Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Pine Jog Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 917 students
    0.1 miles
    6315 Summit Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    (561) 656-5401
    0.1 PK-5 917
  • West Palm Beach Palm Springs Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,643 student
    0.5 miles
    1560 Kirk Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
    (561) 434-3300
    0.5 6-8 1,643
  • West Palm Beach Palm Springs Middle School Adult

    0.5 miles
    1560 Kirk Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
    (561) 357-5017
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • West Palm Beach Pace Center For Girls Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
    0.6 miles
    1225d S Military Trl # D
    West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    (561) 472-1990
    0.6 6-12 55
  • West Palm Beach Educational Services Program-east Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    0.9 miles
    3228 Gun Club Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
    (561) 649-6000
    0.9 5-12 n/a

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