Palmer Elementary School



Palmer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 71
K 95
1 82
2 85
3 119
4 101
5 85
6 83
7 74
8 83
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 878 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmer Elementary School is the 94th largest public school in Illinois and the 2,735th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 878
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,735th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 94th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,060th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 146th out of 2,415

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Palmer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 462
(53%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 416
(47%)
145,297
(49%)

Palmer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 412
(47%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 274
(31%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 115
(13%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 39
(4%)
520
(0%)
 Black 18
(2%)
113,125
(39%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
641
(0%)

Palmer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 739
(84%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 139
(16%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Palmer Elementary School is ranked 88th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

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
2013 903
2014 880
2015 878

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
2013 16.9
2014 17.9
2015 19

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
2013 0.8327796234773
2014 0.88636363636364
2015 0.84168564920273

Compare Palmer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.2%
 

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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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