Palmquist Elementary



Palmquist Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmquist Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 125
2 132
3 115
4 110
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmquist Elementary is a public elementary school located in Oceanside, CA in the Oceanside Unf School District. It enrolls 677 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmquist Elementary is the 1,540th largest public school in California and the 8,717th largest nationally. It has 26.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 677
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,717th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,540th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,231st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,906th out of 6,159

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Palmquist Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 346
(51%)
8,087
(52%)
 Female 331
(49%)
7,580
(48%)

Palmquist Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 356
(53%)
8,299
(53%)
 White 243
(36%)
4,788
(31%)
 Black 25
(4%)
880
(6%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
502
(3%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
769
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(2%)
340
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
89
(1%)

Palmquist Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 320
(47%)
6,188
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(45%)
7,199
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(7%)
2,280
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Palmquist Elementary is ranked 2,331st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmquist Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Palmquist Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 652
2006 617
2007 588
2008 665
2009 603
2010 588
2011 617
2012 677

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 18.4
2007 16.9
2008 20.5
2009 21.5
2010 N/A
2011 24
2012 26.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44325153374233
2006 0.46515397082658
2007 0.5
2008 0.52330827067669
2009 0.56053067993367
2010 0.50850340136054
2011
2012 0.52732644017725

Compare Palmquist Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,630.0% 26.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Palmquist Elementary
Oceanside, CA
Public KG - 05 677 26.3:1  
South Oceanside Elementary
Oceanside, CA
Public KG - 05 777 27.5:1 1 miles
Diego Valley Public
Oceanside, CA
Public KG - 12 235 20.2:1 1 miles
St Mary Star of the Sea School
Oceanside, CA
Private PK - 08 385 20:1 1 miles
Lincoln Middle School
Oceanside, CA
Public 06 - 08 860 24.4:1 1 miles
Mission Elementary
Oceanside, CA
Public KG - 05 478 23.4:1 2 miles
Buena Vista Elementary
Carlsbad, CA
Public KG - 05 289 27.5:1 2 miles
Oceanside Adventist Elementary
Oceanside, CA
Private KG - 08 141 20:1 2 miles
Laurel Elementary
Oceanside, CA
Public KG - 05 535 25.2:1 2 miles
Jefferson Middle School
Oceanside, CA
Public 06 - 08 855 23.5:1 2 miles
St Patrick Catholic School
Carlsbad, CA
Private KG - 08 476 20:1 3 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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