1104 Balboa Ave
Panama City, FL 32401
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12 serves 322 students in grades 6-12.
Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12's student population of 322 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12 is ranked within the bottom 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 Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12 is 0.45, 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3001 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
73%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 322 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Btm 50%)

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