Waters Edge Elementary School

21601 Shorewind Dr
Boca Raton, FL 33428
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 750 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Waters Edge Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5% in FL
  • : 90% (Top 5%)
  • : 87% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Waters Edge Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Waters Edge Elementary School's student population of 750 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
750 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Waters Edge Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waters Edge Elementary School is 0.57, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#49 out of 3704 schools
(Top 5%)
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90%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waters Edge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waters Edge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Waters Edge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
36%
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Black
3%
21%
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White
59%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.57
This chart displays the diversity score of Waters Edge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waters Edge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waters Edge Elementary School's ranking?
Waters Edge Elementary School is ranked #49 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Waters Edge Elementary School often compared to?
Waters Edge Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Calusa Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
90% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Waters Edge Elementary School?
750 students attend Waters Edge Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Waters Edge Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waters Edge Elementary School?
Waters Edge Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Waters Edge Elementary School offer ?
Waters Edge Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Waters Edge Elementary School part of?
Waters Edge Elementary School is part of Palm Beach School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 90% (Top 5%)
  • : 87% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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