Discovery Key Elementary School

3550 Lyons Rd
Lake Worth, FL 33467
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Discovery Key Elementary School serves 847 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Discovery Key Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Discovery Key Elementary School's student population of 847 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students847 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Discovery Key Elementary 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 Discovery Key Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#423 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
51%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
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 to Discovery Key Elementary School is Palm Beach Central High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Emerald Cove Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wellington Emerald Cove Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,275 student
    0.8 miles
    9950 Stribling Way
    Wellington, FL 33414
    (561) 803-8000
    0.8 6-8 1,275
  • Wellington Equestrian Trails Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 803 students
    0.8 miles
    9720 Stribling Way
    Wellington, FL 33414
    (561) 904-9600
    0.8 PK-5 803
  • Lake Worth Woodlands Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,232 student
    1.7 miles
    5200 Lyons Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33467
    (561) 357-0300
    1.7 6-8 1,232
  • Lake Worth Panther Run Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 866 students
    1.8 miles
    10775 Lake Worth Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33449
    (561) 804-3900
    1.8 PK-5 866
  • West Palm Beach Palm Beach Central High Adult Education

    2.1 miles
    8499 Forest Hill Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 304-1000
    2.1 n/a n/a

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