Palm Beach Central High School



Palm Beach Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Beach Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 751
10 769
11 753
12 737

Palm Beach Central High School is a public high school of the Palm Beach School District located in Wellington, FL. It has 3,010 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palm Beach Central High School is the 26th largest public high school in Florida and the 265th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 3,010
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 156
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 265th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 26th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 582nd out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 13th out of 947

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Palm Beach Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,562
(52%)
31,535
(52%)
 Female 1,448
(48%)
29,664
(48%)

Palm Beach Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,160
(39%)
20,711
(34%)
 Hispanic 1,047
(35%)
18,103
(30%)
 Black 582
(19%)
18,451
(30%)
 Asian 109
(4%)
1,704
(3%)
 Two or More 86
(3%)
1,523
(2%)
 American Indian 22
(1%)
645
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
62
(0%)

Palm Beach Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,710
(57%)
27,790
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,212
(40%)
31,269
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(3%)
2,140
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palm Beach Central High School is ranked 98th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Beach Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Palm Beach Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2424
2006 2515
2007 2596
2008 2764
2009 2856
2010 2868
2011 2863
2012 2896
2013 2853
2014 2953
2015 3010

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.5
2007 17.5
2008 15
2009 19.2
2010 19.5
2011 19.3
2012 19.4
2013 19
2014 19.6
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18151815181518
2006 0.17455268389662
2007 0.17565485362096
2008 0.22141823444284
2009 0.23704481792717
2010 0.25836820083682
2011 0.28396786587496
2012 0.29696132596685
2013 0.37153873116018
2014 0.39315949881476
2015 0.43189368770764

Compare Palm Beach Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 3,010 19.3:1  
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