University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach
University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach serves 257 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach 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 50-54% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).
University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach's student population of 257 students has grown by 54% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach 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 University Preparatory Academy Palm Beach is 0.33, 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
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2793 out of 3628 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education
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