Galaxy Elementary School

  • Galaxy Elementary School serves 634 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Galaxy Elementary School operates within the Palm Beach School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 634 students has grown by 62% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students634 students
Galaxy Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Galaxy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Galaxy Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeGalaxy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Galaxy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Galaxy Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
11%
31%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
79%
23%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
9%
40%
Galaxy Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Galaxy Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Galaxy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGalaxy Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.360.70
Galaxy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
53%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Palm Beach School District's student population of 184,070 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,271 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,814 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Number of Schools
Managed
266
22
Number of Students Managed184,07010,184
Palm Beach School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$1,879 MM$122 MM
Palm Beach School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$1,978 MM$125 MM
Palm Beach School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,271$12,021
Palm Beach School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$10,814$12,230
Palm Beach School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boynton BeachDaystar Academy Of Excellence Charter School
    Grades: KG-5 | 72 students
    0.6 miles
    970 N Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)369-2323
    0.6KG-572
  • Boynton BeachPoinciana Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    0.7 miles
    1203 N Seacrest Blvd
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)739-5700
    0.7PK-5539
  • Boynton BeachForest Park Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 542 students
    0.9 miles
    1201 Sw 3rd St
    Boynton BeachFL 33435
    (561)292-6900
    0.9PK-5542
  • Boynton BeachCongress Community Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 954 students
    1.3 miles
    101 S Congress Ave
    Boynton BeachFL 33426
    (561)374-5600
    1.36-8954
  • Boynton BeachVirtual Community School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.3 miles
    505 S Congress Ave
    Boynton BeachFL 33426
    (561)434-8000
    1.39-12n/a

School Reviews

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
September 19, 2017
Though many students move straight into college after high school, there is some benefit to taking a "gap year". Keep reading to learn what a gap year is and how it might benefit you.
September 12, 2017
Homework has become deeply ingrained in the U.S. educational system, but how much homework is too much and how can you create a healthy environment for your child to do schoolwork at home?
September 08, 2017
Learn about single-sex education in public schools.