PROFICIENCY 89% 80% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%PALM BEACH
42%West Palm Beach
49%Florida

Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "PALM BEACH" in West Palm Beach, FL. There are a total of 1,373 students and 75 teachers at Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 215 free lunch students and 58 reduced lunch students.

Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 89.0%, which is 80% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1373
Teachers75
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch215
Reduced lunch58

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment1,113
Taking some courses554
Taking some courses (not tests)45
Passing some courses210
Passing no courses349

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts, there are a total of 1,113 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 554 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All83%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School83%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All95%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 59.9% 34.1% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 10.4% 28.8% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 5.0% 2.9% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.1% 30.6% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 2.8% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
U. B. Kinsey/palmview Elementary47%1.0West Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach Public School76%1.2Palm Beach, FL
Westward Elementary School37%1.3West Palm Beach, FL
Roosevelt Elementary School31%1.3West Palm Beach, FL
Belvedere Elementary School41%1.6West Palm Beach, FL
Roosevelt Middle School39%1.6West Palm Beach, FL
Pleasant City Elementary School32%1.7West Palm Beach, FL
Renaissance Learning Academy35%1.8West Palm Beach, FL
Renaissance Charter School At West Palm Beach43%2.0West Palm Beach, FL
West Gate Elementary School37%2.0Westgate, FL
Conniston Middle School43%2.1West Palm Beach, FL
Northboro Elementary School51%2.8West Palm Beach, FL

West Palm Beach demographics profile

StatisticWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Population104,97819,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,92529491
Median age39.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%54%55%
Speak English69%72%79%
Speak Spanish20%21%13%

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%
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Source: The Alexander W Dreyfoos Junior School Of The Arts data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.