Turning Points Academy

1950 Benoist Farms Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411 | (561) 681-3700
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 127
Rating
Not Available

No Reviews Yet
Find Old Friends From Turning Points Academy

Use the form below to search for alumni from Turning Points Academy.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by Classmates.com®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 127 middle and high school students from grades 6-12
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 127
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 6.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 86 (67.7%)
  • Females: 40 (31.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 3 (2.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 86 (67.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 89 (70.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Turning Points Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black9675.6%
Asian10.8%
Hispanic1612.6%
White1310.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Turning Points Academy
  Number Percent
6th Grade21.6%
7th Grade2318.1%
8th Grade3729.1%
9th Grade4333.9%
10th Grade118.7%
11th Grade107.9%
12th Grade10.8%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Dropout Rate
School:
6.6%
District:
2.8%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
68.4%
District:
75.9%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.6%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
5.9%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Be The First To Review Turning Points Academy!

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
Private
Public
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility School
6-12 | 108 Students | 2.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated-
Gold Coast Community School
6-10 | 145 Students | 3.7 miles away

4 out of 5
Pace Center for Girls School
6-12 | 49 Students | 4.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated-
Palm Beach County Jail School
6-12 | 55 Students | 5.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Alternative Unlimited/Drop Back in Program School
6-12 | 414 Students | 6.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Highridge Family Center School
4-12 | 43 Students | 6.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Roosevelt Full Service Center School
9-12 | 73 Students | 6.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Palm Beach Regional Detention Center School
4-12 | 68 Students | 6.9 miles away
Not Yet Rated-
Alternative Program Central School
6-12 | 20 Students | 7.0 miles away
Not Yet Rated-
Alternative Program North School
6-12 | 15 Students | 7.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated-

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about Turning Points Academy and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Navigation
Rankings
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Siblings and Individual Identity in High School
When the first day of high school looms in the near future, teens are both excited and anxious....
The Cervical Cancer Vaccine
All across North America girls between the ages of 11 and 12 have the opportunity to be vaccinated...
Helping Your Learning Disabled Child
Thousands of children in America struggle to learn on a daily basis. Many of them have invisible...