Palmer Middle School



Palmer Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 324
7 316
8 317
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Middle School is a public elementary school located in Kennesaw, GA in the Cobb County School District. It enrolls 957 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 957
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.6

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Palmer Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 494
(52%)
38,547
(51%)
 Female 463
(48%)
36,827
(49%)

Palmer Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 508
(53%)
31,121
(41%)
 Black 258
(27%)
23,047
(31%)
 Hispanic 121
(13%)
14,655
(19%)
 Two or More 40
(4%)
2,691
(4%)
 Asian 29
(3%)
3,675
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
46
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
139
(0%)

Palmer Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 566
(59%)
39,399
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 295
(31%)
31,621
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(10%)
4,354
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Palmer Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.9%) is lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Palmer Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1145
2006 1094
2007 1029
2008 1017
2009 1076
2010 1044
2011 999
2012 957

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14.3
2007 13.5
2008 13
2009 14.7
2010 16.6
2011 16.1
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25938864628821
2006 0.29067641681901
2007 0.29154518950437
2008 0.33529990167158
2009 0.37174721189591
2010 0.38314176245211
2011 0.39239239239239
2012 0.4085684430512

Compare Palmer Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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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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