South Olive Elementary School

  • South Olive Elementary School serves 565 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Olive Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • South Olive Elementary School's student population of 565 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students565 students
This chart display total students of South Olive Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of South Olive Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of South Olive Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of South Olive Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • South Olive Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of South Olive Elementary School is 0.59, 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#1213 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of South Olive Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Olive 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Olive Elementary 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Olive Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in South Olive Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
51%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Olive Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Olive Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Olive Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Olive Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Olive Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.590.70
This chart display the diversity score of South Olive Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Olive Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Olive Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review South Olive Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Across the nation, city mayors have increased their role and control over the local public school system. Learn about the controversies and the ramifications of mayoral control.
In light of all the finger-pointing occurring in the education reform movement, we’ll look at the good and bad of teachers unions – and whether these organizations really work in favor of students and/or teachers.