Leadership Academy West



Leadership Academy West Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Leadership Academy West Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 27
10 45
11 42
12 33

Leadership Academy West is a public high school of the Palm Beach School District located in West Palm Beach, FL. It has 147 students in grades 9th through 12th. Leadership Academy West is the 656th largest public high school in Florida and the 18,633rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 147
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 8

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Leadership Academy West Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 78
(53%)
28,374
(49%)
 Male 69
(47%)
29,636
(51%)

Leadership Academy West Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 95
(65%)
15,353
(26%)
 Black 31
(21%)
17,565
(30%)
 White 18
(12%)
21,594
(37%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
1,454
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
371
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,601
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
72
(0%)

Leadership Academy West Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(71%)
24,593
(42%)
 Not Eligible 35
(24%)
30,501
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(5%)
2,916
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Leadership Academy West is ranked 603rd out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Leadership Academy West students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Leadership Academy West Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 71
2006 104
2007 123
2008 127
2009 126
2010 129
2011 136
2012 147

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 20.8
2007 18.9
2008 12.8
2009 12.6
2010 14
2011 17
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26760563380282
2006 0.34615384615385
2007 0.47967479674797
2008 0.40157480314961
2009 0.5
2010 0.58914728682171
2011 0.72058823529412
2012 0.76190476190476

Compare Leadership Academy West to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
This School 76.2%
 

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