South Technical Preparatory Academy

South Technical Preparatory Academy serves 530 students in grades 6-8.
South Technical Preparatory 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

South Technical Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

South Technical Preparatory Academy's student population of 530 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

South Technical Preparatory 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 diversity score of South Technical Preparatory Academy 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
#2588 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio38:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
48%
33%
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Black
42%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
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
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Technical Preparatory Academy is South Technical Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Congress Community Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crosspointe Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boynton Beach South Technical Academy Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,144 student
    0.1 miles
    1300 Sw 30th Ave
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
    (561) 369-7004
    0.1 9-12 1,144
  • Boynton Beach Crosspointe Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 714 students
    0.4 miles
    3015 S Congress Ave
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
    (561) 292-4100
    0.4 PK-5 714
  • Boynton Beach Gulfstream L.i.f.e. Academy Special Education School
    Charter School
    Reading: PS%
    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
    0.7 miles
    3800 S Congress Ave
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
    (561) 259-1000
    0.7 9-12 73
  • Delray Beach Plumosa School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
    1.2 miles
    2501 Seacrest Blvd
    Delray Beach, FL 33444
    (561) 330-3900
    1.2 PK-5 594
  • Boynton Beach Forest Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    1.7 miles
    1201 Sw 3rd St
    Boynton Beach, FL 33435
    (561) 292-6900
    1.7 PK-5 486

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