Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center

1301 W Palm Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32254
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center serves 183 students in grades 6-12.
Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center's student population of 183 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
183 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1753 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
36%
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Black
58%
21%
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White
33%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center's ranking?
Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center is ranked #1753 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center?
The graduation rate of Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center is 50%, which is lower than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center?
183 students attend Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center students are Black, 33% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center?
Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center offer ?
Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center part of?
Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center is part of Duval School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Presidents Day - Schools closed
February 19, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break - Schools and District Offices closed
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of school
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
First day of school
August 12, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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