Palm Beach Central High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8499 Forest Hill Blvd
Wellington, FL 33411
Phone
(561) 304-1000
District
PALM BEACH
County
PALM BEACH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2968
Classroom Teachers
154

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.1% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Palm Beach Central High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 29
Proficiency in Reading 32 32
Proficiency in Math 26 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.27
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.18
AVG FOR STATE 15.12
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 690 23.2%
Grade 10 778 26.2%
Grade 11 755 25.4%
Grade 12 745 25.1%
Total 2968 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.3% 32.5% 40.3%
Black 20.4% 29.1% 23.1%
Hispanic 36.9% 34.3% 33.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.4% 3.1% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 1.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.7% 59.2% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.1% 55.7% 52.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.6% 3.4% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,426,772 21,299,325
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 643.9 391
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.5% 17.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.0% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.3% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 23.0% 19.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 543,591 7,623,602
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.1% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.8% 28.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.8% 9.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.5% 11.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.3% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.4% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 10.3% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,094 $1,153,728,268 58.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $303 $57,364,566 2.9%
Staff $614 $116,243,708 5.9%
General Administration $92 $17,417,624 0.9%
School Administration $527 $99,772,694 5.1%
Operation $1,041 $197,084,202 10.0%
Transportation $262 $49,602,364 2.5%
Other $162 $30,670,164 1.6%
Total Support $3,002 $568,344,644 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,300 $246,118,600 12.5%
Total Expenditures $10,396 $1,968,191,512 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,400 $15,221,833,056 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $390 $1,100,159,133 3.9%
Staff $557 $1,570,409,114 5.6%
General Administration $81 $229,141,573 0.8%
School Administration $489 $1,377,487,423 4.9%
Operation $859 $2,422,319,570 8.7%
Transportation $332 $936,173,621 3.3%
Other $234 $658,627,188 2.4%
Total Support $2,943 $8,294,539,760 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,578 $4,448,108,537 15.9%
Total Expenditures $9,921 $27,964,693,164 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%