Glades Central High School

1001 Sw Avenue M
Belle Glade, FL 33430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Glades Central High School serves 998 students in grades 9-12.
Glades Central High 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 28% (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 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Glades Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Glades Central High School's student population of 998 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Glades Central High 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 Glades Central High School is 0.47, 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
#3336 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
33%
33%
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Black
65%
22%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.70
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 and middle school to Glades Central High School is Crossroads Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer Park Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belle Glade Glades Central H.s. Adult Education

    0.0 miles
    1001 Sw Avenue M
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 993-4404
    0 n/a n/a
  • Belle Glade Pioneer Park Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
    0.5 miles
    39500 Pioneer Park Rd
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 993-8600
    0.5 PK-5 375
  • Belle Glade Glade View Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    0.8 miles
    1100 Sw Avenue G
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 993-8800
    0.8 PK-5 346
  • Belle Glade West Technical Education Center

    0.8 miles
    2625 State Road 715
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 829-4600
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Belle Glade Crossroads Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 73 students
    1.4 miles
    225 Sw 12th St
    Belle Glade, FL 33430
    (561) 993-8400
    1.4 6-12 73

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