Halifax Behavioral Services

  • Halifax Behavioral Services serves 24 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 68%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Halifax Behavioral Services 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 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Halifax Behavioral Services's student population of 24 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students24 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Halifax Behavioral Services is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,335 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Halifax Behavioral Services is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)<50%
68%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Halifax Behavioral Services 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 Ratio5:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Halifax Behavioral Services and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
42%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Halifax Behavioral Services and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
46%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Halifax Behavioral Services and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Halifax Behavioral Services.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.600.70
This chart display the diversity score of Halifax Behavioral Services and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Halifax Behavioral Services and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Halifax Behavioral Services and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Halifax Behavioral Services and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVOLUSIA School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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