Elbert-Palmer Elementary School



Elbert-Palmer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elbert-Palmer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 37
1 46
2 34
3 40
4 43
5 36
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Elbert-Palmer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, DE in the Christina School District. It enrolls 243 students in grades 1st through 12th. Elbert-Palmer Elementary School is the 114th largest public school in Delaware and the 45,961st largest nationally. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 243
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,961st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 114th out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 10th out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 111th out of 126

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Elbert-Palmer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 129
(53%)
6,500
(52%)
 Female 114
(47%)
5,926
(48%)

Elbert-Palmer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 198
(81%)
4,773
(38%)
 Hispanic 33
(14%)
2,733
(22%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
535
(4%)
 White 3
(1%)
3,731
(30%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
617
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
22
(0%)

Elbert-Palmer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 201
(83%)
5,725
(46%)
 Not Eligible 42
(17%)
6,701
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 125 ranked schools in Delaware, Elbert-Palmer Elementary School is ranked 67th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elbert-Palmer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.2%. 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.

Elbert-Palmer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 312
2006 269
2007 256
2008 248
2009 272
2010 325
2011 274
2012 271
2013 246
2014 257
2015 243

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 17.9
2007 13.5
2008 12.3
2009 12.4
2010 14.1
2011 11.9
2012 11.8
2013 12.3
2014 11.2
2015 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71474358974359
2006 0.69888475836431
2007 0.734375
2008 0.91935483870968
2009 0.93382352941176
2010 0.92615384615385
2011 0.95255474452555
2012 0.96309963099631
2013 0.89837398373984
2014 0.83268482490272
2015 0.82716049382716

Compare Elbert-Palmer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.7%
 

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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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