Palmetto Elementary



Palmetto Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmetto Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 153
1 142
2 136
3 161
4 167
5 159
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmetto Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fontana, CA in the Fontana Unified School District. It enrolls 918 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmetto Elementary is the 349th largest public school in California and the 2,139th largest nationally. It has 27.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 918
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,139th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 349th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,472nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 599th out of 6,257

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Palmetto Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 462
(50%)
12,279
(49%)
 Male 456
(50%)
12,832
(51%)

Palmetto Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 827
(90%)
21,954
(87%)
 White 49
(5%)
1,068
(4%)
 Black 26
(3%)
1,306
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
256
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
457
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
56
(0%)

Palmetto Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 669
(73%)
18,146
(72%)
 Not Eligible 136
(15%)
3,493
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 113
(12%)
3,472
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Palmetto Elementary is ranked 236th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmetto Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.2%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1052
2006 995
2007 950
2008 916
2009 889
2010 909
2011 904
2012 935
2013 974
2014 960
2015 918

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.4
2006 21.6
2007 19
2008 20.8
2009 24
2010 N/A
2011 28.6
2012 28.5
2013 29.5
2014 28.1
2015 27.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85551330798479
2006 0.8391959798995
2007 0.82105263157895
2008 0.93122270742358
2009 0.8503937007874
2010 0.88338833883388
2011 0.34955752212389
2012 0.99679144385027
2013 0.86344969199179
2014 0.825
2015 0.85185185185185

Compare Palmetto Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,740.0% 27.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 85.2%
 

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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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