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Top High Schools in Northern Palm Beach County

Posted by Lorea Thomson on Thursday, August 26th, 2021 at 10:19pm.

Northern Palm Beach County is home to a few well respected Public High Schools.  Northern Palm Beach County is a desirable area to raise a family.  Excellent location, tropical weather, beautiful beaches, great shopping, divine dining and a stellar pubic and private school system.  Take a look at a few of the top High Schools in the northern Palm Beach County area.

Jupiter High School, Jupiter

Jupiter High School is the northernmost high school in Palm Beach County. The new campus opened in 2003 costing over $56 million. The school sits on 12 acres, which is also home to the football stadium, baseball fields, tennis courts, and practice fields. Jupiter High School is host to a wide variety of magnet school programs, accredited by the State of Florida Department of Education. They include the Jupiter Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy, Engineering Technology Academy, Medical Academy, and the Criminal Justice Academy. In addition to magnet programs, the school also offers 30 AP courses, a wide variety of fine arts, and diverse academic electives. Jupiter High School is host to over 100 registered student organizations. Many of Jupiter High's clubs have competed and won at State and National levels such as: lacrosse, rugby, softball, baseball, flag football, debate, drama, the competitive robotics team, state-ranked marching band, and the nationally ranked table tennis team. 

Graduation Rate: 92%

College Readiness: 45.1

Total Enrollment: 2,992

Student-Teacher Ratio: 18:1

Suncoast Community High School, Riviera Beach

Suncoast Community High School is a “magnet school” which means that all residents of Palm Beach County are eligible to apply for attendance, which is based upon Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) scores, teacher recommendations, and GPA. Additionally, students who complete the IB Middle Years Program at an area middle school, such as John F. Kennedy Middle School, are automatically admitted. Suncoast has four magnet programs: computer science; interactive technology; International Baccalaureate; and math, science, and engineering. Students can participate in the Advanced Placement Capstone program as well as the IB career or diploma programs and can earn industry certifications in several technical subjects. The school also offers Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education courses. In addition, students can participate in the school’s more than 100 clubs and more than 40 sports teams.

Graduation Rate: 100%

College Readiness: 91.1

Total Enrollment: 1,562

Student-Teacher Ratio: 18:1

Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. High School of the Arts, West Palm Beach

Alexander W. Dreyfoos Junior School of the Arts is a “magnet school” which means that all residents of Palm Beach County are eligible to apply for attendance, which is based on an extensive audition process and GPA. Dreyfoos has four magnet programs: Communication Arts, Dance, Digital Media, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. Alexander W. Dreyfoos High School of the Arts also focuses on academic excellence, requiring students to maintain honor roll or higher during their entire high school career, and offers an exhaustive list of post-secondary opportunities such as Stanford, Brown, Harvard, NYU, Princeton, and Yale. 

Graduation Rate: 99%

College Readiness: 89.1

Total Enrollment: 1,419

Student-Teacher Ratio: 20:1


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