1560 Kirk Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Palm Springs Middle School serves 1,643 students in grades 6-8.
Palm Springs Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Palm Springs Middle School's student population of 1,643 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School for Students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of School for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Holiday *Spring Break*
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Palm Springs Middle School 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 Springs Middle School is 0.50, 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2475 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
68%
33%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
11%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Btm 50%)

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