West Gate Elementary School

  • West Gate Elementary School serves 800 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Gate Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • West Gate Elementary School's student population of 800 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students800 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Gate Elementary School 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 West Gate Elementary School 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2017 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
81%
33%
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Black
14%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Gate Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in West Gate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Gate Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.330.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Gate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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