Palmer Middle School



Palmer Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 214
7 160
8 234
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Middle School is a public elementary school located in Palmer, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 608 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 608
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.56

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Palmer Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 305
(50%)
6,728
(47%)
 Male 303
(50%)
7,479
(53%)

Palmer Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 429
(71%)
10,307
(73%)
 American Indian 109
(18%)
2,100
(15%)
 Two or More 31
(5%)
748
(5%)
 Black 11
(2%)
238
(2%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
357
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
181
(1%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
276
(2%)

Palmer Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 363
(60%)
9,368
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 218
(36%)
4,123
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(4%)
716
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Palmer Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.3%) is lower than the state average of 54.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 712
2006 649
2007 651
2008 631
2009 598
2010 575
2011 637
2012 605
2013 641
2014 590
2015 608

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.4
2007 17.4
2008 15.8
2009 15.4
2010 15.8
2011 19
2012 24.3
2013 21.2
2014 19.8
2015 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37921348314607
2006 0.36825885978428
2007 0.38709677419355
2008 0.34072900158479
2009 0.3561872909699
2010 0.35652173913043
2011 0.4160125588697
2012 0.44297520661157
2013 0.41029641185647
2014 0.39830508474576
2015 0.40296052631579

Compare Palmer Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.3%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Palmer Middle School
Palmer, AK
Public 06 - 08 608 19.3:1  
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Public KG - 08 249 19:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 05 303 15.2:1 6 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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