Believers Academy is located in West Palm Beach, FL and is one of 57 high schools in Palm Beach School District. It is a charter school that serves 105 students in grades 9-12.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Believers Academy did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Florida in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Believers Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Believers Academy had 71% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Florida had 56% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Palm Beach spends $9,181 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 33% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Palm Beach District
In 2011, Believers Academy had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.