Galaxy Elementary School

  • Galaxy Elementary School serves 616 students in grades PK - 5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
  • Galaxy Elementary School operates within the Palm Beach School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 616 students has grown by 57% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 616 students
Galaxy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Galaxy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Galaxy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Galaxy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Galaxy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Galaxy Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
13%
30%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
75%
23%
Galaxy Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
10%
41%
Galaxy Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Galaxy Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Galaxy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.41 0.45
Galaxy Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
83%
52%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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%
6%
Galaxy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Palm Beach School District's student population of 182,895 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,128 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,289 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Palm Beach School District
Number of Schools
Managed
276
22
Number of Students Managed 182,895 10,137
Palm Beach School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,924 MM $132 MM
Palm Beach School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,952 MM $140 MM
Palm Beach School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,128 $11,888
Palm Beach School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,289 $12,571
Palm Beach School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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