Sandpiper Shores Elementary School

  • Sandpiper Shores Elementary School serves 916 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 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sandpiper Shores Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Sandpiper Shores Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Sandpiper Shores Elementary School's student population of 916 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students916 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sandpiper Shores Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sandpiper Shores Elementary School 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#613 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sandpiper Shores Elementary 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)
70%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sandpiper Shores Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
23%
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White
44%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sandpiper Shores Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sandpiper Shores Elementary 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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