PROFICIENCY 93% 87% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%West Palm Beach

Bak Middle School Of The Arts is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "PALM BEACH" in West Palm Beach, FL. There are a total of 1,354 students and 85 teachers at Bak Middle School Of The Arts, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 251 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Bak Middle School Of The Arts has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 92.5%, which is 87% higher than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch251
Reduced lunch46


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Bak Middle School Of The Arts, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Bak Middle School Of The Arts race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 53.9% 34.1% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 13.9% 28.8% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 7.6% 2.9% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.2% 30.6% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.0% 2.8% 3.2% 3.1%

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West Palm Beach demographics profile

StatisticWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)26829491
Median age45.441.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Speak English82%72%79%
Speak Spanish12%21%13%

Education level achieved in West Palm Beach

IndexWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade75.7%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.3%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college50.9%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.3%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Bak Middle 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.