Palmer Elementary School



Palmer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 44
K 67
1 45
2 35
3 38
4 36
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C. It enrolls 314 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmer Elementary School is the 779th largest public school in Colorado and the 40,009th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 314
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,009th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 779th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 358th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 739th out of 1,072

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Palmer Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 166
(53%)
32,615
(49%)
 Male 148
(47%)
33,783
(51%)

Palmer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 114
(36%)
14,084
(21%)
 Black 102
(32%)
8,805
(13%)
 Hispanic 68
(22%)
38,815
(58%)
 Two or More 17
(5%)
1,938
(3%)
 Asian 12
(4%)
2,150
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
150
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
456
(1%)

Palmer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 145
(46%)
43,520
(66%)
 Not Eligible 142
(45%)
18,552
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(9%)
4,326
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Palmer Elementary School is ranked 471st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Palmer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 301
2006 301
2007 276
2008 330
2009 350
2010 354
2011 312
2012 314

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15
2007 14.5
2008 15.3
2009 15.3
2010 15.2
2011 16.6
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48504983388704
2006 0.47176079734219
2007 0.4963768115942
2008 0.46969696969697
2009 0.52857142857143
2010 0.54802259887006
2011 0.61858974358974
2012 0.54777070063694

Compare Palmer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 54.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palmer Elementary School
Denver, CO
Public PK - 05 314 15.9:1  
Montessori Children'S House of Denver
Denver, CO
Private PK - 06 130 5:1 1 miles
St James Catholic School
Denver, CO
Private PK - 08 208 9:1 1 miles
Bansbach Academy at Denver Childrens Home
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Private 05 - 12 56 6:1 1 miles
Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
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Public 06 - 08 820 16.7:1 1 miles
Christ the King Roman Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 247 15:1 1 miles
Park Hill School
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Public PK - 05 546 19.1:1 1 miles
Montclair Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 485 18.1:1 1 miles
Teller Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 467 17:1 1 miles
Steck Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 361 19.4:1 1 miles
Montview Community Preschool & Kindergarten
Denver, CO
Private PK - KG 235 8:1 2 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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