Emerald Cove Middle School

  • Emerald Cove Middle School serves 1,204 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Emerald Cove 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Emerald Cove Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Emerald Cove Middle School's student population of 1,204 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerald Cove Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerald Cove Middle School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank
9%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
32%
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Black
18%
23%
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White
44%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerald Cove Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.690.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerald Cove Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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