Palmer Elementary School



Palmer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 77
K 129
1 94
2 111
3 92
4 80
5 87
6 96
7 102
8 92
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 960 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmer Elementary School is the 71st largest public school in Illinois and the 1,524th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 960
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,524th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 71st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,748th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 139th out of 2,345

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Palmer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 502
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 458
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Palmer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 442
(46%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 284
(30%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 138
(14%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 57
(6%)
434
(0%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 Black 11
(1%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
1,030
(0%)

Palmer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 720
(75%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 138
(14%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 102
(11%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Palmer Elementary School is ranked 75th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Palmer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 798
2006 837
2007 895
2008 969
2009 928
2010 923
2011 916
2012 960

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 22.6
2007 21.3
2008 23.6
2009 19.3
2010 20.1
2011 20.8
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78320802005013
2006 0.8183990442055
2007 0.80558659217877
2008 0.74406604747162
2009 0.79956896551724
2010 0.78764897074756
2011 0.8296943231441
2012 0.85625

Compare Palmer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.6%
 

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Public PK - 08 960 16.4:1  
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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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