Bright Futures Academy

  • Bright Futures Academy serves 271 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bright Futures Academy 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 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Bright Futures Academy's student population of 271 students has declined by 57% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 68% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bright Futures Academy 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 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bright Futures Academy is 0.67, 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)#3071 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
33%
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Black
48%
22%
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White
29%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bright Futures Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
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

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