Turning Points Academy



Turning Points Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Turning Points Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 3
7 13
8 34
9 40
10 22
11 12
12 2

Turning Points Academy is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 126 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 5.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 126
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25

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Turning Points Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 100
(79%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 26
(21%)
61,077
(49%)

Turning Points Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 93
(74%)
36,807
(29%)
 Hispanic 17
(13%)
39,184
(31%)
 White 13
(10%)
41,831
(33%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
3,522
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3,565
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Turning Points Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(83%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 22
(17%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Turning Points Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.5%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Turning Points Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 160
2007 227
2008 144
2009 126
2010 123
2011 127
2012 126

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 8.7
2008 5.9
2009 6.1
2010 6.8
2011 8.5
2012 5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.81875
2007 0.6431718061674
2008 0.68055555555556
2009 0.70634920634921
2010 0.79674796747967
2011 0.81889763779528
2012 0.82539682539683

Compare Turning Points Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
500.0% 5.0:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 82.5%
 

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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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