Verde Elementary School

  • Verde Elementary School serves 979 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Verde Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Verde Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Verde Elementary School's student population of 979 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students979 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Verde Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Verde Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank
7%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
35%
32%
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Black
6%
23%
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White
52%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Verde Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.610.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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