Virginia Palmer Elementary School



Virginia Palmer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Virginia Palmer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 69
1 60
2 69
3 81
4 95
5 68
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Virginia Palmer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sparks, NV in the Washoe County School District. It enrolls 513 students in grades 1st through 12th. Virginia Palmer Elementary School is the 247th largest public school in Nevada and the 20,694th largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 513
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,694th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 247th out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 307th out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 272nd out of 384

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Virginia Palmer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 259
(50%)
21,083
(48%)
 Male 254
(50%)
22,659
(52%)

Virginia Palmer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 317
(62%)
17,149
(39%)
 White 143
(28%)
19,848
(45%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
2,718
(6%)
 American Indian 12
(2%)
709
(2%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
1,845
(4%)
 Black 8
(2%)
954
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
519
(1%)

Virginia Palmer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 338
(66%)
20,137
(46%)
 Not Eligible 95
(19%)
21,798
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(16%)
1,807
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Virginia Palmer Elementary School is ranked 154th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Virginia Palmer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is higher than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Virginia Palmer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 627
2006 579
2008 549
2009 516
2010 504
2011 500
2012 502
2013 507
2014 502
2015 513

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 19.3
2008 16.4
2009 16.4
2010 18
2011 17.9
2012 17.9
2013 17.5
2014 18.9
2015 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46092503987241
2006
2008 0.63570127504554
2009 0.68023255813953
2010 0.76984126984127
2011 0.816
2012 0.78286852589641
2013 0.80867850098619
2014 0.76294820717131
2015 0.81481481481481

Compare Virginia Palmer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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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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