Gold Coast Community School (Closed 2018)

  • Gold Coast Community School served 79 students in grades 6-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤5% (which was lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≤5% (which was lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gold Coast Community 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 6:1 was lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 92% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-10
Total Students79 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Gold Coast Community School
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3641 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gold Coast Community 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)≤5%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gold Coast Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gold Coast Community School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gold Coast Community School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
40%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gold Coast Community School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
50%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gold Coast Community School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
8%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gold Coast Community 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
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gold Coast Community School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.590.70
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Gold Coast Community School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gold Coast Community 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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gold Coast Community 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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