Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School

1501 Avenue U
West Palm Beach, FL 33404
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School serves 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 28% (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 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune 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 Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School is 0.12, 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
#3182 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
3%
33%
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Black
94%
22%
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White
1%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School is Florida Futures Academy North Campus (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is John F. Kennedy Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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