Galaxy Elementary School



Galaxy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Galaxy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 60
1 69
2 63
3 73
4 44
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Galaxy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Boynton Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 389 students in grades 1st through 12th. Galaxy Elementary School is the 1,764th largest public school in Florida and the 32,735th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,735th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,764th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 326th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,637th out of 2,205

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Galaxy Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 198
(51%)
61,077
(49%)
 Male 191
(49%)
64,850
(51%)

Galaxy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 320
(82%)
36,807
(29%)
 White 37
(10%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 25
(6%)
39,184
(31%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3,565
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
173
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
845
(1%)

Galaxy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 322
(83%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 57
(15%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Galaxy Elementary School is ranked 1,257th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Galaxy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.3%) 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.

Galaxy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 468
2006 499
2007 475
2008 452
2009 459
2010 441
2011 390
2012 389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 16.1
2007 13.2
2008 11.8
2009 13.9
2010 12.8
2011 12.6
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80982905982906
2006 0.83166332665331
2007 0.79578947368421
2008 0.81858407079646
2009 0.84967320261438
2010 0.85714285714286
2011 0.8974358974359
2012 0.85347043701799

Compare Galaxy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
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 85.3%
 

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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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