Palm Valley Elementary



Palm Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 110
1 129
2 143
3 151
4 139
5 143
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Palm Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Goodyear, AZ in the Litchfield Elementary School District. It enrolls 820 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Valley Elementary is the 162nd largest public school in Arizona and the 3,892nd largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 820
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,892nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 162nd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 858th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 301st out of 932

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Palm Valley Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 418
(51%)
5,750
(51%)
 Female 402
(49%)
5,431
(49%)

Palm Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 397
(48%)
5,013
(45%)
 Hispanic 266
(32%)
4,293
(38%)
 Black 57
(7%)
867
(8%)
 Asian 48
(6%)
421
(4%)
 Two or More 43
(5%)
453
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
85
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
49
(0%)

Palm Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 584
(71%)
7,219
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 189
(23%)
3,242
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
720
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Palm Valley Elementary is ranked 518th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.8%) is lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Palm Valley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 945
2006 881
2007 946
2008 987
2009 932
2010 788
2011 801
2012 789
2013 826
2014 849
2015 820

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 20.6
2007 21.9
2008 22.1
2009 23
2010 22.3
2011 21.4
2012 22.2
2013 22.9
2014 22.9
2015 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18518518518519
2006 0.14642451759364
2007 0.18076109936575
2008 0.21783181357649
2009 0.30579399141631
2010 N/A
2011 0.25593008739076
2012 0.27629911280101
2013 0.25544794188862
2014 0.25206124852768
2015 0.28780487804878

Compare Palm Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.8%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palm Valley Elementary
Goodyear, AZ
Public PK - 08 820 23.4:1  
Montessori in the Park
Goodyear, AZ
Private KG - 05 54 7:1 1 miles
St Peter'S Episcopal Montessori School
Litchfield Park, AZ
Private PK - 05 79 6:1 1 miles
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
Avondale, AZ
Private PK - 08 440 17:1 1 miles
Western Sky Middle School
Goodyear, AZ
Public 05 - 08 970 24.6:1 2 miles
Corte Sierra Elementary School
Avondale, AZ
Public PK - 06 828 23.7:1 2 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Litchfield Park, AZ
Private PK - 08 352 14:1 2 miles
Primrose School at Palm Valley
Goodyear, AZ
Private PK - KG 65 15:1 2 miles
Rancho Santa Fe Elementary School
Avondale, AZ
Public PK - 08 673 20.4:1 2 miles
Litchfield Elementary School
Litchfield Park, AZ
Public PK - 06 816 22.1:1 2 miles
Avondale Middle School
Avondale, AZ
Public 04 - 08 416 20.8:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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