Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12

  • Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12 serves 322 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12's student population of 322 students has grown by 157% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 260% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12 is ranked within the bottom 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 18:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2759 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
33%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
73%
38%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.70
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Graduation Rate≥80%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBay School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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