Palms Elementary



Palms Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palms Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 86
2 81
3 74
4 74
5 91
6 86
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palms Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lakewood, CA in the Abc Unf School District. It enrolls 570 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palms Elementary is the 2,543rd largest public school in California and the 15,452nd largest nationally. It has 22.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 570
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,452nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,125th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,012th out of 6,159

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $25.99

Find Former PE Alumni

Palms Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 293
(51%)
5,295
(50%)
 Male 277
(49%)
5,366
(50%)

Palms Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 316
(55%)
4,946
(46%)
 Black 98
(17%)
940
(9%)
 Asian 87
(15%)
3,520
(33%)
 White 49
(9%)
787
(7%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
365
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
72
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
31
(0%)

Palms Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(56%)
4,639
(44%)
 Not Eligible 165
(29%)
5,007
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(15%)
1,015
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Palms Elementary is ranked 1,920th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palms Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Palms Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 621
2006 589
2007 593
2008 609
2009 594
2010 593
2011 559
2012 570

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 21.6
2007 20.4
2008 22.1
2009 21.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 22.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56682769726248
2006 0.55008488964346
2007 0.53119730185497
2008 0.5615763546798
2009 0.64646464646465
2010 0.68465430016863
2011 0.5169946332737
2012 0.71052631578947

Compare Palms Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,280.0% 22.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 71.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palms Elementary
Lakewood, CA
Public KG - 06 570 22.8:1  
Ella P. Melbourne Elementary
Lakewood, CA
Public KG - 06 548 21.1:1 1 miles
Charles J. Carver Elementary
Cerritos, CA
Public KG - 06 592 26:1 1 miles
Willow Elementary
Lakewood, CA
Public KG - 06 520 23.6:1 1 miles
Patricia Nixon Elementary
Cerritos, CA
Public KG - 06 750 25.9:1 1 miles
La Palma Christian
La Palma, CA
Private PK - 10 143 11:1 2 miles
Kindercare Learning Center
Cerritos, CA
Private PK - KG 108 8:1 2 miles
Crescent Ave Christian School
Buena Park, CA
Private PK - 06 136 12:1 2 miles
Calvary Chapel Christian School of Cypress
Cypress, CA
Private PK - 06 172 10:1 2 miles
St Irenaeus Parish School
Cypress, CA
Private KG - 08 329 18:1 2 miles
Stepping Stones Christian School
La Palma, CA
Private PK - KG 92 11:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.