Bak Middle School of the Arts



Bak Middle School of the Arts Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bak Middle School of the Arts Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 455
7 458
8 442
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bak Middle School of the Arts is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 1,355 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 86

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Bak Middle School of the Arts Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 932
(69%)
61,077
(49%)
 Male 423
(31%)
64,850
(51%)

Bak Middle School of the Arts Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 762
(56%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 240
(18%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 189
(14%)
36,807
(29%)
 Asian 99
(7%)
3,565
(3%)
 Two or More 61
(5%)
3,522
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Bak Middle School of the Arts Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,089
(80%)
51,799
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 214
(16%)
67,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(4%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Bak Middle School of the Arts students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Bak Middle School of the Arts Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1372
2006 1292
2007 1276
2008 1243
2009 1314
2010 1359
2011 1360
2012 1355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 15.6
2007 13.9
2008 11.9
2009 16.5
2010 17.1
2011 16.8
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17128279883382
2006 0.17879256965944
2007 0.18416927899687
2008 0.18423169750603
2009 0.20471841704718
2010 0.20456217807211
2011 0.19632352941176
2012 0.19630996309963

Compare Bak Middle School of the Arts to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Bak Middle School of the Arts
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Public 06 - 08 1,355 15.8:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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