Palms Elementary



Palms Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palms Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 110
1 84
2 97
3 88
4 93
5 89
6 90
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palms Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lakewood, CA in the Abc Unified School District. It enrolls 651 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palms Elementary is the 1,701st largest public school in California and the 10,433rd largest nationally. It has 26.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 651
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,433rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,701st out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,664th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,962nd out of 6,257

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Palms Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 332
(51%)
5,310
(49%)
 Male 319
(49%)
5,523
(51%)

Palms Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 377
(58%)
5,118
(47%)
 Asian 108
(17%)
3,695
(34%)
 Black 102
(16%)
860
(8%)
 White 48
(7%)
730
(7%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
314
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
34
(0%)

Palms Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 373
(57%)
4,571
(42%)
 Not Eligible 178
(27%)
5,235
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(15%)
1,027
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Palms Elementary is ranked 1,545th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palms Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is slightly 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.

Palms Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 621
2006 589
2007 593
2008 609
2009 594
2010 593
2011 559
2012 570
2013 615
2014 626
2015 651

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 21.6
2007 20.4
2008 22.1
2009 21.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 22.8
2013 26.7
2014 26.1
2015 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56682769726248
2006 0.55008488964346
2007 0.53119730185497
2008 0.5615763546798
2009 0.64646464646465
2010 0.68465430016863
2011 0.5169946332737
2012 0.71052631578947
2013 0.72682926829268
2014 0.71725239616613
2015 0.72657450076805

Compare Palms Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 651 26:1  
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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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