B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
3300 Forest Hill Blvd # C-316
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Telephone
(561) 434-8000

Palm Beach County School District Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.
  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1110
6,719 responses
Average ACT
24
3,242 responses
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Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
186,605
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.7%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,508
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$1,867,496,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,814/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    4%

Palm Beach County School District Reviews

283 reviews
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One aspect that I thoroughly enjoy is the encouragement from teachers and staff. There is never a time where I couldn't go and speak with a staff member as there is always a helpful hand to guide you along your educational path. Building strong relationships with my teachers has allowed me to become more confident in who I am. They have taught me the fundamentals in being successful in the real world which is something that I am extremely grateful for. With all this being said, the only thing that I would change about the Palm Beach County School District is the lack of NEEDED resources within the school environment. Many classes go without enough hand sanitizer, soap, tissues, bandaids etc to last an entire year. Students and teachers need these supplies in order to carry out daily activities in an orderly fashion!
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The palm Beach County School District provides many different opportunities for every student in need. The teachers, staff, counselors, and administrators work extra hard everyday to help each students makes their dreams come true. I truly recommend parents to look forward to sending their children's at a county that show care, and support towards their child education.
In my opinion, the palm beach county school have nothing but greatness!
Great schools! Sports department is lacking compared to other schools, I am speaking about FAU High in my own experience, the resources and college readiness skills that are provided by the administration however makes up for the lack of a sports department tenfold.