Palmetto Elementary School



Palmetto Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmetto Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 131
1 120
2 135
3 135
4 106
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmetto Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Poinciana, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 770 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmetto Elementary School is the 540th largest public school in Florida and the 4,966th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 770
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,966th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 540th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,184th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 562nd out of 2,205

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Palmetto Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 407
(53%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 363
(47%)
34,787
(48%)

Palmetto Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 515
(67%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 146
(19%)
15,027
(21%)
 White 81
(11%)
31,934
(44%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
1,103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
87
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
376
(1%)

Palmetto Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 588
(76%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 117
(15%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(8%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Palmetto Elementary School is ranked 218th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmetto Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.8%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Palmetto Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 610
2008 595
2009 741
2010 795
2011 784
2012 770

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 13.4
2008 10.5
2009 13.7
2010 13.9
2011 14
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.91967213114754
2008 0.90756302521008
2009 0.88798920377868
2010 0.80880503144654
2011 0.8405612244898
2012 0.84805194805195

Compare Palmetto Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 84.8%
 

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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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