Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School

  • Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School's student population of 570 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School is 0.72, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank
16%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
32%
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Black
41%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
29%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.720.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Poinciana Stem Elementary Magnet School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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