8480 Lantana Rd
Lake Worth, FL 33467
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Palm Beach School For Autism serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Palm Beach School For Autism 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 40-44% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school / Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Palm Beach School For Autism's student population of 371 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Palm Beach School For Autism 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 Beach School For Autism 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3044 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
35%
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Black
14%
22%
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White
48%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special education school / Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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