Palmetto Elementary School



Palmetto Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmetto Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 97
2 100
3 103
4 88
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmetto Elementary School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 581 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmetto Elementary School is the 1,244th largest public school in Florida and the 14,620th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 581
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,620th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,244th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 411th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 925th out of 2,205

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Palmetto Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 297
(51%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 284
(49%)
61,077
(49%)

Palmetto Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 465
(80%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 51
(9%)
36,807
(29%)
 White 46
(8%)
41,831
(33%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
3,565
(3%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
3,522
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
845
(1%)

Palmetto Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 509
(88%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 52
(9%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Palmetto Elementary School is ranked 512th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmetto Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.0%) is significantly 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
2005 721
2006 584
2007 572
2008 551
2009 580
2010 624
2011 614
2012 581

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 11.5
2007 11.8
2008 10.2
2009 13.2
2010 13.9
2011 13.3
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85991678224688
2006 0.90753424657534
2007 0.91608391608392
2008 0.93284936479129
2009 0.92758620689655
2010 0.90384615384615
2011 0.90553745928339
2012 0.9104991394148

Compare Palmetto Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 91.0%
 

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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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