3550 N Jog Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Grassy Waters Elementary School serves 740 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Grassy Waters Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 740 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Grassy Waters Elementary School's student population of 740 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
740 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Grassy Waters Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Grassy Waters Elementary School is 0.59, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1459 out of 3628 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
35%
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Black
60%
22%
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White
11%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Holiday *Spring Break*
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 740 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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