Sunset Palms 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
8650 Boynton Beach Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33472
Phone
(561) 752-1100
District
PALM BEACH
County
PALM BEACH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1001
Classroom Teachers
64

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.9% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Sunset Palms Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 60
Proficiency in Reading 76 58
Proficiency in Math 88 63

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 85 61
Proficiency in Reading 83 58
Proficiency in Math 86 64

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 85 58
Proficiency in Reading 81 56
Proficiency in Math 88 60

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.57
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 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 167 16.7%
Grade 1 125 12.5%
Grade 2 178 17.8%
Grade 3 179 17.9%
Grade 4 174 17.4%
Grade 5 178 17.8%
Total 1001 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 66.1% 31.3% 39.1%
Black 8.1% 28.8% 22.7%
Hispanic 20.0% 35.7% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.9% 3.2% 2.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 1.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.4% 58.5% 55.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.8% 54.1% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.6% 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%