Palm Bay Academy Charter School

  • Palm Bay Academy Charter School serves 541 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Palm Bay Academy Charter School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Palm Bay Academy Charter School's student population of 541 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Bay Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palm Bay Academy Charter School is 0.67, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1821 out of 3650 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palm Bay Academy Charter School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
33%
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Black
48%
22%
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White
27%
38%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palm Bay Academy Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.670.70
This chart display the diversity score of Palm Bay Academy Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palm Bay Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrevard School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Palm Bay Academy Charter School is Riverdale Country Day School (0.2 miles away)
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