Okeeheelee Middle School

2200 Pinehurst Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33413
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Okeeheelee Middle School serves 1,490 students in grades 6-8.
Okeeheelee 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 50% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to 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

Okeeheelee Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Okeeheelee Middle School's student population of 1,490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

Okeeheelee 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 Okeeheelee Middle School is 0.44, 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
#2465 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
33%
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Black
16%
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
0.440.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
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 to Okeeheelee Middle School is Palm Beach Central High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is L C Swain Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cholee Lake Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Cholee Lake Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,101 student
    1.0 miles
    6680 Dillman Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33413
    (561) 383-9600
    1 PK-5 1,101
  • West Palm Beach Liberty Park Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 968 students
    1.1 miles
    6601 Constitution Way
    West Palm Beach, FL 33413
    (561) 804-3400
    1.1 PK-5 968
  • West Palm Beach Palm Beach Central High Adult Education

    1.4 miles
    8499 Forest Hill Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 304-1000
    1.4 n/a n/a
  • West Palm Beach Palm Beach Central High School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,033 students
    1.4 miles
    8499 Forest Hill Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 304-1000
    1.4 9-12 3,033
  • West Palm Beach Forest Hill Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 825 students
    1.7 miles
    5555 Purdy Ln
    West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    (561) 432-2300
    1.7 PK-5 825

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