Palm Tree Elementary



Palm Tree Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Tree Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 122
1 141
2 121
3 110
4 105
5 98
6 103
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palm Tree Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmdale, CA in the Palmdale Elementary School District. It enrolls 800 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Tree Elementary is the 741st largest public school in California and the 4,099th largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 800
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,099th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 741st out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,914th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,139th out of 6,159

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Palm Tree Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 441
(55%)
8,952
(51%)
 Female 359
(45%)
8,449
(49%)

Palm Tree Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 626
(78%)
12,341
(71%)
 Black 103
(13%)
2,780
(16%)
 White 43
(5%)
1,400
(8%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
397
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
328
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Palm Tree Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 645
(81%)
12,298
(71%)
 Not Eligible 80
(10%)
3,123
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(9%)
1,980
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Palm Tree Elementary is ranked 319th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Tree Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.0%) is significantly 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.

Palm Tree Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 978
2006 892
2007 839
2008 850
2009 868
2010 890
2011 861
2012 800

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.1
2006 21.2
2007 21
2008 25
2009 24.8
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78527607361963
2006 0.78699551569507
2007 0.57210965435042
2008 0.86941176470588
2009 0.88940092165899
2010 0.86067415730337
2011 0.13008130081301
2012 0.9

Compare Palm Tree Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 90.0%
 

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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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