6250 N Military Tr
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Seagull Academy serves 43 students in grades 6-12.
Seagull Academy 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 ≥50% (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 ≥50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Seagull Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Seagull Academy's student population of 43 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Seagull Academy 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 Seagull Academy is 0.61, 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
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2141 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
56%
22%
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White
21%
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
0.61
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports
Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Track and Field
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Notes

Seagull Academy for Independent Living, or SAIL, is a charter school serving the unique needs of students with significant intellectual disabilities that include significant learning challenges. Established in 2002, SAIL offers an educational program that blends traditional academics with practical life and vocational skills. Our ultimate goal is for all of our students to realize their life`s full potential.

SAIL is a charter school for middle and high school students operated under contract with the Palm Beach County school system and a division ofSeagull Services, a non-profit organization serving the greater Palm Beach area since 1979.At SAIL, we are committed to providing a comprehensive, individualized education program for each of our students, utilizing a holistic approach to advancement in academic as well aslife skills,social skills,andjob skills.

Ourcurriculumincorporates the basics of traditional academics into a broad-based program of practical skills. Each classroom at SAIL employs innovative teaching methods that allow students to learn through hands-on, manipulative activities. The maximum ratio in each classroom is 1 staff member for every 7 students to allow for the individualized learning environment that makes the Seagull difference.

SAIL students have access to:
  • Academics
  • Vocational Training
  • Internships
  • Job Coaching
  • Training in independent living skills, self-determination, and social/personal skills
  • Music and Art classes
  • Family Support ServicesBehavioral Therapy Services
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Field trips
  • Extra-curricular activities
Each student seeking admission to SAIL is evaluated foreligibilitybased on specific criteria.SAIL is located at 6250 N. Military Trail, Riviera Beach, FL 33407.For more information or to discuss admissions, please call 561-540-8110, ext. 0.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school / Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 43 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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