Palm Beach Gardens High School

4245 Holly Dr
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Palm Beach Gardens High School serves 2,781 students in grades 9-12.
Palm Beach Gardens High 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 33% (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 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Palm Beach Gardens High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Palm Beach Gardens High School's student population of 2,781 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 161 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,781 students
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Total Classroom Teachers161 teachers
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School Comparison

Palm Beach Gardens High 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 Palm Beach Gardens High School is 0.66, 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
#3065 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
51%
22%
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White
22%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.70
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Graduation Rate
92%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
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 Palm Beach Gardens High School is Inlet Grove Community High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bright Futures Academy (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palm Beach Gardens Palm Beach Gardens High Adult Education Center

    0.0 miles
    4245 Holly Dr
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
    (561) 775-7268
    0 n/a n/a
  • Palm Beach Gardens Bright Futures Academy Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 271 students
    0.7 miles
    10350 Riverside Dr
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
    (561) 253-7504
    0.7 K-8 271
  • Palm Beach Gardens Palm Beach Gardens Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
    0.7 miles
    10060 Riverside Dr
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
    (561) 366-6500
    0.7 PK-5 749
  • West Palm Beach Gardens School Of Technology Arts Inc Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 337 students
    1.0 miles
    9153 Roan Ln
    West Palm Beach, FL 33403
    (561) 290-7661
    1 K-8 337
  • West Palm Beach Howell L. Watkins Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 954 students
    1.2 miles
    9480 Macarthur Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33403
    (561) 776-3600
    1.2 6-8 954

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