Turning Points Academy

Turning Points Academy serves 66 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Turning Points Academy's student population of 66 students has declined by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 51% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students66 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Turning Points 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 Turning Points Academy is 0.30, 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
#3558 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
33%
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Black
83%
22%
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White
5%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.70
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Turning Points Academy is Indian Ridge School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Renaissance Charter School At Cypress (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Palm Beach Renaissance Charter School At Cypress Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 596 students
    0.1 miles
    8151 Okeechobee Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 282-5860
    0.1 K-8 596
  • West Palm Beach Benoist Farms Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
    0.2 miles
    1765 Benoist Farms Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 383-9700
    0.2 PK-5 514
  • West Palm Beach Indian Ridge School Special Education School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 89 students
    0.2 miles
    1955 Golden Lakes Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 681-0005
    0.2 K-12 89
  • West Palm Beach Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 70 students
    2.2 miles
    9680 Process Dr
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 681-5908
    2.2 6-12 70
  • West Palm Beach Wynnebrook Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 902 students
    2.3 miles
    1167 Drexel Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33417
    (561) 598-7400
    2.3 PK-5 902

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