Grassy Waters Elementary School

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 831 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 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Grassy Waters Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Grassy Waters Elementary School's student population of 831 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 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 0.62, 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
#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 Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
33%
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Black
57%
22%
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White
11%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 to Grassy Waters Elementary School is Indian Ridge School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jeaga Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Jeaga Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 964 students
    0.2 miles
    3777 N Jog Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 242-8000
    0.2 6-8 964
  • West Palm Beach Egret Lake Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 605 students
    1.6 miles
    5115 47th Pl N
    West Palm Beach, FL 33417
    (561) 616-7900
    1.6 K-5 605
  • West Palm Beach Seminole Trails Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 797 students
    1.6 miles
    4075 Willow Pond Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33417
    (561) 598-7000
    1.6 PK-5 797
  • West Palm Beach Bear Lakes Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
    1.9 miles
    3505 Shenandoah Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    (561) 615-7700
    1.9 6-8 719
  • West Palm Beach Adult Education Center Of Palm Beach

    2.2 miles
    2161 N Military Trl
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    (561) 616-7800
    2.2 n/a n/a

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