Palm Beach Central High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
35.4
Math Proficiency
2.2
Reading Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,868 Students
  • 147 Teachers

Palm Beach Central High School
8499 WEST FOREST HILL BLVD
WELLINGTON, FL 33411

Phone: (561) 304-1000

District: Palm Beach County School District

Overview

At Palm Beach Central High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Palm Beach Central High School is 50 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 53 percent. Palm Beach Central High School 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 None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 2,868
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 53%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 26%
Full-Time Teachers 147

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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 60%
Proficient in Math 38%
College Readiness Index 35.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
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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