Galaxy Elementary School

  • Galaxy Elementary School serves 677 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 33% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Galaxy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Galaxy Elementary School's student population of 677 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galaxy Elementary School 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galaxy Elementary School is 0.33, 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)#2870 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Galaxy Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
33%
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Black
81%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Galaxy Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Galaxy Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Galaxy Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.330.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Galaxy Elementary 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
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Galaxy Elementary 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

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