Palmetto Elementary



Palmetto Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmetto Elementary Students by Grade
PK 31
K 200
1 214
2 214
3 241
4 175
5 153
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmetto Elementary is a public elementary school located in Orlando, FL in the Orange School District. It enrolls 1,228 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmetto Elementary is the 68th largest public school in Florida and the 432nd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 432nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 68th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,619th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 85th out of 2,252

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Palmetto Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 636
(52%)
72,380
(52%)
 Female 592
(48%)
66,595
(48%)

Palmetto Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 744
(61%)
36,883
(27%)
 Hispanic 412
(34%)
54,330
(39%)
 White 37
(3%)
37,793
(27%)
 Asian 16
(1%)
6,123
(4%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
3,058
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
451
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
337
(0%)

Palmetto Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,225
(100%)
89,969
(65%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
45,193
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
3,813
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Palmetto Elementary is ranked 9th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmetto Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.4%. 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 1286
2006 1259
2007 1112
2008 1094
2009 1058
2010 1126
2011 1031
2012 1083
2013 1132
2014 1147
2015 1228

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.3
2007 13.9
2008 15.1
2009 16.3
2010 16.1
2011 14.9
2012 16.4
2013 15.7
2014 14.9
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86625194401244
2006 0.8594122319301
2007 0.9091726618705
2008 0.91407678244973
2009 0.74480151228733
2010 0.99289520426288
2011 0.99709020368574
2012 0.99722991689751
2013 0.99734982332155
2014 0.99738448125545
2015 0.99755700325733

Compare Palmetto Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 
This School 99.8%
 

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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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