Palm Beach School For Autism

  • Palm Beach School For Autism serves 325 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Palm Beach School For Autism's student population of 325 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 85% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Beach School For Autism 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 diversity score of Palm Beach School For Autism is 0.64, 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)#2600 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
51%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.70
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Graduation Rate (16-17)<50%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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

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