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Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts
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  • Public, Magnet
  • WEST PALM BEACH, FL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade unavailable
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts is a top rated, public, magnet school located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL. It has 1,380 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 93% in reading.

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501 S SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
93%
Percent Proficient - Math
74%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1290
771 responses
Average ACT
29
295 responses
AP Enrollment
81%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$107,518
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,929
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$621,255
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 62 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 62 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 224 responses
  • Spirit week
    22%
  • Theatre Shows
    16%
  • The dances, the concerts
    14%
  • The art exhibits, @both the school & local gallery
    10%
  • Dance concert
    7%
  • Vocal department concerts
    7%
  • Flash Mobs
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,380
Free or Reduced Lunch
28%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 66 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 66 responses
8%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 66 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,225
Teachers in First/Second Year
12%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 84 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 84 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 84 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,675 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 92 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 92 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 92 responses

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