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Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 9%

West Palm Beach school information

IndexWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Average Test Scores43%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio27:117:116:1
Total public schools533,38879,221
Total private schools171,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools104667,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in West Palm Beach are 13% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 53 public schools in West Palm Beach
  • 83.1% of people in West Palm Beach have completed 8th grade
  • 82.0% of people in West Palm Beach have completed high school
  • 32.9% of people in West Palm Beach have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in West Palm Beach

      IndexWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
      Completed 8th grade83.1%84.0%84.3%
      Completed high school82.0%83.0%83.0%
      Completed some college59.5%58.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree41.5%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors32.9%27.9%30.3%
      Completed masters12.3%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.5%3.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

      West Palm Beach, FL School Districts

      • Palm Beach County School District

      There are a total of 53 public schools, 17 private schools and 10 post-secondary schools in West Palm Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Palm Beach, FL schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 27:1. In West Palm Beach, FL, an average of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hypoluxo, FL2,68980%63%
      Jupiter Farms, FL11,80977%55%
      Palm Beach, FL8,50176%53%
      Jupiter, FL60,59769%40%
      Wellington, FL61,37166%35%
      West Palm Beach, FL104,97843%13%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Green Bay, WI104,95136%26%
      Wichita Falls, TX105,01371%44%
      Broken Arrow, OK104,86971%45%
      College Station, TX104,68480%62%
      Burbank, CA104,58347%5%
      West Palm Beach, FL104,97843%13%
      Source: The West Palm Beach, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.