Melaleuca Elementary School

5759 Gun Club Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Melaleuca Elementary School serves 756 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Melaleuca Elementary 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Melaleuca Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Melaleuca Elementary School's student population of 756 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

Melaleuca Elementary 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 Melaleuca Elementary School 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2357 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
68%
33%
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Black
22%
22%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 and middle school to Melaleuca Elementary School is Pace Center For Girls (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cholee Lake Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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