Galaxy Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
301 Galaxy Way
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Phone
(561) 739-5600
District
PALM BEACH
County
PALM BEACH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
631
Classroom Teachers
40

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

5

(10 is best)

Better than 40.8% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Galaxy Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 60
Proficiency in Reading 43 58
Proficiency in Math 61 63

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 61
Proficiency in Reading 55 58
Proficiency in Math 63 64

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 58
Proficiency in Reading 39 56
Proficiency in Math 43 60

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.78
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.53
AVG FOR STATE 17.31
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 37 5.9%
Kindergarten 92 14.6%
Grade 1 105 16.6%
Grade 2 97 15.4%
Grade 3 106 16.8%
Grade 4 91 14.4%
Grade 5 103 16.3%
Total 631 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 4.2% 31.3% 39.1%
Black 81.1% 28.8% 22.7%
Hispanic 13.3% 35.7% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 3.2% 2.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 88.7% 58.5% 55.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 85.6% 54.1% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 4.4% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,446,277 21,477,737
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 652.7 394
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.4% 17.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.0% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.2% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 23.3% 19.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 548,216 7,685,603
Single Parent Households With Children 9.3% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.2% 88.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.7% 29.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.0% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.8% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.6% 15.9%
$15,000 or less 9.9% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,299 $1,213,949,579 59.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $307 $59,165,347 2.9%
Staff $593 $114,283,553 5.6%
General Administration $94 $18,115,774 0.9%
School Administration $547 $105,418,387 5.1%
Operation $1,040 $200,429,840 9.7%
Transportation $281 $54,154,601 2.6%
Other $157 $30,257,197 1.5%
Total Support $3,019 $581,824,699 28.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,356 $261,329,676 12.7%
Total Expenditures $10,675 $2,057,296,675 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,518 $15,680,419,620 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $393 $1,115,927,502 3.9%
Staff $562 $1,597,036,017 5.5%
General Administration $82 $233,184,247 0.8%
School Administration $499 $1,416,837,032 4.9%
Operation $863 $2,452,400,846 8.5%
Transportation $345 $980,412,168 3.4%
Other $230 $654,234,812 2.3%
Total Support $2,974 $8,449,491,174 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,686 $4,789,826,724 16.6%
Total Expenditures $10,178 $28,920,342,915 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%