Seagull Academy

  • Seagull Academy serves 43 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.

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

School Overview

  • Seagull Academy's student population of 43 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Seagull Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Seagull Academy is 0.60, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2125 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
17%
32%
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Black
54%
22%
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White
27%
39%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.600.70
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Graduation Rate≥50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, 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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