Potentials Charter School

  • Potentials Charter School serves 21 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Potentials Charter 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 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Potentials Charter School's student population of 21 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students21 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potentials Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,498 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potentials Charter School is 0.65, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
58%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potentials Charter 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
32%
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Black
48%
22%
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White
19%
39%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potentials Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.650.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potentials Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 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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