Palmetto Elementary School



Palmetto Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmetto Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 50
K 104
1 103
2 85
3 75
4 93
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmetto Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Palmetto, GA in the Fulton County School District. It enrolls 569 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmetto Elementary School is the 720th largest public school in Georgia and the 15,539th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 569
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,539th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 720th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 257th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 560th out of 1,342

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Palmetto Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(51%)
33,693
(51%)
 Female 280
(49%)
32,078
(49%)

Palmetto Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 373
(66%)
27,551
(42%)
 Hispanic 117
(21%)
9,837
(15%)
 White 63
(11%)
19,979
(30%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
1,954
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6,376
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Palmetto Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(79%)
28,998
(44%)
 Not Eligible 71
(12%)
33,853
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
2,920
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Palmetto Elementary School is ranked 347th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmetto Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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 517
2006 567
2007 507
2008 516
2009 527
2010 518
2011 531
2012 569

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 14.8
2007 10.7
2008 11
2009 12.4
2010 13.3
2011 12.8
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8027079303675
2006 0.82716049382716
2007 0.84418145956607
2008 0.86240310077519
2009 0.88804554079696
2010 0.87258687258687
2011 0.86440677966102
2012 0.87521968365554

Compare Palmetto Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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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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