Palm Beach Regional Detention 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 53 students in grades 4-12.
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.
Palm Beach Regional Detention Center did not make AYP in 2006. 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 Palm Beach Regional Detention Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Palm Beach Regional Detention Center had 43% 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, Palm Beach Regional Detention Center had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.