Binks Forest Elementary School



Binks Forest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Binks Forest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 152
1 157
2 159
3 204
4 189
5 203
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Binks Forest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wellington, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 1,064 students in grades 1st through 12th. Binks Forest Elementary School is the 116th largest public school in Florida and the 864th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,064
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 864th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 116th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,711th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 164th out of 2,205

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Binks Forest Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 548
(52%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 516
(48%)
61,077
(49%)

Binks Forest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 694
(65%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 203
(19%)
39,184
(31%)
 Asian 80
(8%)
3,565
(3%)
 Black 45
(4%)
36,807
(29%)
 Two or More 35
(3%)
3,522
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Binks Forest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 909
(85%)
51,799
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(12%)
67,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(3%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Binks Forest Elementary School is ranked 1,828th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Binks Forest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.6%) 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.

Binks Forest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1208
2006 1119
2007 1115
2008 1041
2009 1099
2010 1115
2011 1060
2012 1064

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 16.5
2007 16.2
2008 13.3
2009 16.7
2010 16.4
2011 15.6
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.054635761589404
2006 0.058087578194817
2007 0.069955156950673
2008 0.094140249759846
2009 0.11828935395814
2010 0.1390134529148
2011 0.14245283018868
2012 0.14567669172932

Compare Binks Forest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Binks Forest Elementary School
Wellington, FL
Public KG - 05 1,064 15.6:1  
Loxahatchee Groves Elementary
Loxahatchee, FL
Public PK - 05 646 12.4:1 2 miles
Wellington Elementary School
Wellington, FL
Public PK - 05 840 14.2:1 2 miles
Wellington Landings Middle School
Wellington, FL
Public 06 - 08 1,212 17.3:1 2 miles
St David'S-In-The Pines Episcopal School
Wellington, FL
Private PK - 02 84 5:1 3 miles
New Horizons Elementary School
Wellington, FL
Public PK - 05 633 12.9:1 3 miles
Wellington Christian School
Wellington, FL
Private PK - 12 517 11:1 4 miles
Royal Palm Beach Elementary School
Royal Palm Beach, FL
Public KG - 05 691 13.5:1 4 miles
Ideal School
Royal Palm Beach, FL
Private PK - 08 240 11:1 4 miles
Score at the Top Learning Center - Wellington
Wellington, FL
Private 03 - 12 84 6:1 4 miles
The Learning Foundation of Florida
Royal Palm Beach, FL
Private 04 - 12 62 6:1 4 miles
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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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