Palm Valley Elementary



Palm Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 136
1 138
2 130
3 125
4 136
5 122
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Palm Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Goodyear, AZ in the Litchfield Elementary School District. It enrolls 789 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Valley Elementary is the 198th largest public school in Arizona and the 4,386th largest nationally. It has 22.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 789
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,386th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 198th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 839th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 327th out of 948

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Palm Valley Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 411
(52%)
5,234
(50%)
 Female 378
(48%)
5,173
(50%)

Palm Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 379
(48%)
5,039
(48%)
 Hispanic 235
(30%)
3,627
(35%)
 Asian 59
(7%)
512
(5%)
 Black 58
(7%)
855
(8%)
 Two or More 47
(6%)
234
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
45
(0%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
95
(1%)

Palm Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 571
(72%)
6,557
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(21%)
3,039
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(7%)
811
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Palm Valley Elementary is ranked 606th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.6%) is lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Palm Valley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 945
2006 881
2007 946
2008 987
2009 932
2010 788
2011 801
2012 789

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 20.6
2007 21.9
2008 22.1
2009 23
2010 22.3
2011 21.4
2012 22.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18518518518519
2006 0.14642451759364
2007 0.18076109936575
2008 0.21783181357649
2009 0.30579399141631
2010 N/A
2011 0.25593008739076
2012 0.27629911280101

Compare Palm Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,220.0% 22.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palm Valley Elementary
Goodyear, AZ
Public PK - 08 789 22.2:1  
St Peter'S Episcopal Montessori School
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Private PK - 01 79 5:1 1 miles
St Thomas Aquinas Grade School
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Private PK - 08 313 12:1 1 miles
Corte Sierra Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 816 21.8:1 2 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 419 18:1 2 miles
Rancho Santa Fe Elementary School
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Public PK - 08 750 21.1:1 2 miles
Litchfield Elementary School
Litchfield Park, AZ
Public PK - 06 694 21.4:1 2 miles
Western Sky Middle School
Goodyear, AZ
Public 05 - 08 880 22.6:1 2 miles
Wigwam Creek Middle School
Litchfield Park, AZ
Public 06 - 08 877 21.9:1 2 miles
Eliseo C. Felix School
Goodyear, AZ
Public KG - 08 496 23.3:1 3 miles
Phoenix Christian Elementary-West Valley
Goodyear, AZ
Private PK - 07 143 14:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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