Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#67
College Readiness Index
83.1
Math Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
4.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,311 Students
  • 73 Teachers

Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

Phone: (561) 802-6059

District: Palm Beach County School District

Overview

Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts is ranked 7th within Florida. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts is 91 percent. The student body makeup is 33 percent male and 67 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 41 percent. Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts is 1 of 43 high schools in the Palm Beach County School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#67
State Rank
#7
Magnet Rank
#23

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,311
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 41%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 15%
Full-Time Teachers 73

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 92%
Proficient in Math 76%
College Readiness Index 83.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 43
Total Students 54,269
Proficient in Reading (district average) 43%
Proficient in Math (district average) 34%
College Readiness (district average) 29.2

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