8650 Boynton Beach Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33472
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sunset Palms Elementary School serves 990 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunset Palms Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sunset Palms Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sunset Palms Elementary School's student population of 990 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
990 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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Last Day of School for Students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of School for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Holiday *Spring Break*
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Sunset Palms Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Sunset Palms Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#152 out of 3628 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
64%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 990 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Btm 50%)

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