Lake Worth Community Middle School

1300 Barnett Dr
Lake Worth, FL 33461
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Worth Community Middle School serves 1,141 students in grades 6-8.
Lake Worth Community Middle 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 30% (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 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lake Worth Community Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Lake Worth Community Middle School's student population of 1,141 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,141 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake Worth Community Middle 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 Lake Worth Community Middle School is 0.56, 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
#3316 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
4%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
33%
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Black
26%
22%
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White
6%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Lake Worth Community Middle School is Lake Worth High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Academy For Positive Learning (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highland Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Worth Highland Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,203 student
    0.7 miles
    500 Highland Ave
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 202-0500
    0.7 PK-5 1,203
  • Lake Worth North Grade Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 685 students
    1.0 miles
    824 N K St
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 202-9300
    1 K-5 685
  • Lake Worth Academy For Positive Learning Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 131 students
    1.1 miles
    1200 N Dixie Hwy
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 585-6104
    1.1 K-8 131
  • Lake Worth Lake Worth High Adult Education Center

    1.1 miles
    1701 Lake Worth Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 533-6363
    1.1 n/a n/a
  • Lake Worth Lake Worth High School Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,634 students
    1.1 miles
    1701 Lake Worth Rd
    Lake Worth, FL 33460
    (561) 533-6300
    1.1 9-12 2,634

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