Palm Beach Central High School

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8499 Forest Hill Blvd

Wellington, FL 33411

(561) 304-1000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,868

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

31 Parent Reviews for Palm Beach Central High School

Simply put, authority in this school is prime focus, classes are uninspired you have 5 minutes to navigate through 150 meters of school ground with 3000 students rushing in the opposite direction you are. Most times, needing to make a stop at your locker to pick up your textbook. Not Because you need ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/19/13


Posted by a student on 02/27/13

Absolutely ridiculously rude. Teachers and office staff. I am not the biological mother, I am the step mother. My husband works where he can not have his phone. I called to make an appointment for my husband to come in a talk to teacher, the lady who answered phone said in a rude tone when I told ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/31/11

My daughter is a Senior here. She loves this school. She has been going here since she was a Freshman. She is also very involved. If you want to make friends & get involved there is a club for everyone. The teachers care (for the most part) School is what you put into it. Any issue I've needed to address ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/11

I have been very pleased with PBC, my child went to another school in the county prior to and the focus was on many other things in that school but academics was not one of them. The kids ran the school, here the kids have teachers who actually try to teach and prepare them for the next phase. (FYI for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/14/11

I agree with a Previous post. The school is more interested in tracking attendance and tardies (3 seconds after bell rings) is considered late..which lands the student a detention. The school has 3000 students, all navigating at once, with stops to lockers between classes in addition to the morning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/11

I was a student here for 4 years and graduated in 2009. This school has good teachers...about 7 of them. The office staff is so beyond RUDE, they made me cry 3 separate times...and I have never had ANY behavior problems. It doesnt doesn't matter if you are alumni, a parent, a student, or a soon-to-be ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/09/11

This school is huge, disorganized, and the kids are mostly under the influence, and mouth off to the teachers. It's also messy and the school actually is accepting the bad behavior of so many teens like littering cussing and more... The teachers don't even teach u much at all, and most of the staff are ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/11/10

this is a GREAT school.I encourge all parents to let there children go there

Posted by a parent on 04/15/10

it was the most horrific experience my daughter could have had. The kids can come and go as they please. there are more drugs inside the school than out, personal belongings were stolen what a shame!!!!

Posted by a parent on 12/05/09

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Test scores for Palm Beach Central High School

FCAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Palm Beach Central High School
Palm Beach County School District
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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Wellington schools — Palm Beach Central High School is located at 8499 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington FL 33411. 8499 Forest Hill Blvd is in the 33411 ZIP code in Wellington, FL The school district for Palm Beach Central High School is the Palm Beach County School District. Palm Beach Central High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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