401 S Poinciana Blvd
Hialeah, FL 33016
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Mater Palms Academy serves 251 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mater Palms Academy 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 61% (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 55% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
251 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Mater Palms Academy 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 Mater Palms Academy is 0.49, 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 1985-1986 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1586 out of 3628 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Mater Palms Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mater Palms Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mater Palms Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
69%
33%
Black
5%
22%
White
20%
38%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mater Palms Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.49
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
School District Name
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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