Binks Forest Elementary School

  • Binks Forest Elementary School serves 998 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Binks Forest Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Binks Forest Elementary School's student population of 998 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Binks Forest Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Binks Forest Elementary School is 0.58, 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)#114 out of 3650 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
33%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
59%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Binks Forest Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.580.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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

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