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Highridge Family Center

Preschool | Grades 5-12 | Palm Beach
4200 North Australian Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 494-0004

About This School

Highridge Family Center is located in West Palm Beach, FL and is one of 245 schools in Palm Beach School District. It is a alt. school that serves 44 students in grades 5-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Highridge Family Center's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Highridge Family Center had 9 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

48% 52%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Highridge Family Center Reviews

By a Current Student on

i am a current residnt. i think its great as you move up the levels you get more thinks you get to do like stay up later  and you get to all your parents more.the food is awsome diffrent choises have the same stuff every few weeks . great nurse.there is structured activitey
organized games . a safe commminuity.great anger management group . plus if you have a problem with someone or something you can always feel safe to tell your counsler and they will lisin to you.

By , a Former Student on

Okay, that is a parent's review, I was a former resident. I did great for me and my family. Yes, I'll admit the academics were below average. But we had so many therapy groups such as, anger management, family sessions, and dorm groups. All the skills I learned during the week I was able to use them during the weekends. It really did good for me. The resident has to be accepting of the program for it to work.

By a Parent on

Was your daughter attending regular school before highridge?, Mine does not and I can't convince her to. So I think it's only option for her.

By , a Parent on

Highridge Family Center was the worst school i have ever enrolled my daughter into.
The teachers are very horrable to the kids and don't follow the district's teaching methods, so when she had gone back to her school she was completly lost and very behind.
The staff is too agressive, and the theripsts there were not professional. They wouldn't listen to my Daughter.
I ended up pulling her out of the school after a month.
It made my Daughter more troubled then she was before she was enrolled to HighRidge.
She was depressed. They dont offer any of the students privicy and have rediculous standerds and rules. I wouldn't recoment it to any parents wanting to enroll thier children into HighRidge.

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