Palm Beach Lakes High School

  • Palm Beach Lakes High School serves 2,303 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (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 22% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) 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 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Palm Beach Lakes High School's student population of 2,303 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 128 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers128 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Beach Lakes High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palm Beach Lakes High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3457 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
32%
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Black
69%
22%
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White
5%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palm Beach Lakes High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.480.46
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Graduation Rate
83%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palm Beach Lakes High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePALM BEACH School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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This school is only good for a magnet program student. The regular classes are horrible and lackadaisical, while the honors classes are okay. You''ll only receive education from AP classes. This school is 3 out of 10 stars.
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