Carlton Palmore Elementary School



Carlton Palmore Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carlton Palmore Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 45
K 99
1 95
2 77
3 91
4 94
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carlton Palmore Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lakeland, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carlton Palmore Elementary School is the 1,222nd largest public school in Florida and the 14,202nd largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,222nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,083rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,205th out of 2,205

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Carlton Palmore Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 323
(55%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 264
(45%)
34,787
(48%)

Carlton Palmore Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 297
(51%)
31,934
(44%)
 Black 151
(26%)
15,027
(21%)
 Hispanic 121
(21%)
21,142
(29%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
2,205
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
1,103
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
376
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Carlton Palmore Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 341
(58%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 209
(36%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(6%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Carlton Palmore Elementary School is ranked 1,104th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carlton Palmore Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Carlton Palmore Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 701
2006 695
2007 566
2008 597
2009 543
2010 563
2011 553
2012 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 13.4
2007 12.3
2008 11.1
2009 12.6
2010 13.1
2011 13.5
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47646219686163
2006 0.5136690647482
2007 0.51413427561837
2008 0.58123953098827
2009 0.6390423572744
2010 0.60746003552398
2011 0.59855334538879
2012 0.64395229982964

Compare Carlton Palmore Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 64.4%
 

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Carlton Palmore Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 587 14.3:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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