Christa Mcauliffe Middle School

6500 Le Chalet Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33472
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Christa Mcauliffe Middle School serves 1,271 students in grades 6-8.
Christa Mcauliffe Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Christa Mcauliffe Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Christa Mcauliffe Middle School's student population of 1,271 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,271 students
This chart display total students of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Christa Mcauliffe Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Christa Mcauliffe Middle School is 0.61, 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
#457 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
58%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.610.70
This chart display the diversity score of Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Christa Mcauliffe Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Christa Mcauliffe Middle School is Park Vista Community High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ben Gamla-palm Beach (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boynton Beach Ben Gamla-palm Beach Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 255 students
    0.4 miles
    8600 S Jog Rd
    Boynton Beach, FL 33472
    (561) 742-8017
    0.4 K-8 255
  • Lake Worth Park Vista High Adult Education

    0.4 miles
    7900 S Jog Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33467
    (561) 491-8400
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Lake Worth Park Vista Community High School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,088 students
    0.5 miles
    7900 S Jog Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33467
    (561) 491-8400
    0.5 9-12 3,088
  • Boynton Beach Crystal Lakes Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 727 students
    0.7 miles
    6050 Gateway Blvd
    Boynton Beach, FL 33472
    (561) 292-6600
    0.7 PK-5 727
  • Lake Worth Manatee Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,303 student
    1.3 miles
    7001 Charleston Shores Blvd
    Lake Worth, FL 33467
    (561) 357-1800
    1.3 PK-5 1,303

School Reviews

Review Christa Mcauliffe Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Beyond tests and homework, some public school students face greater challenges, including the uncertainty of where they will sleep each night. Learn about the increase in homeless students and what public schools are doing to meet the challenge.
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
School nurses are becoming a staple of the past, as more and more budgets are cutting nurses from their payroll. What does this mean for students and your child?