1950 Benoist Farms Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Turning Points Academy serves 48 students in grades 6-12.
Turning Points 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 ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 48 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤20% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Turning Points Academy's student population of 48 students has declined by 52% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
48 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Turning Points 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 Turning Points Academy is 0.51, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3578 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
35%
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Black
67%
22%
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White
19%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
87%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
5%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Holiday *Spring Break*
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 48 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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