Palmer Elementary School



Palmer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 121
2 114
3 109
4 116
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Easton, PA in the Easton Area School District. It enrolls 564 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmer Elementary School is the 479th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 15,922nd largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 564
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,922nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 479th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,721st out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 835th out of 1,834

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Palmer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 298
(53%)
2,555
(52%)
 Female 266
(47%)
2,354
(48%)

Palmer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 415
(74%)
2,742
(56%)
 Asian 53
(9%)
244
(5%)
 Hispanic 48
(9%)
967
(20%)
 Black 30
(5%)
800
(16%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
150
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Palmer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 416
(74%)
2,699
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 122
(22%)
1,969
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
241
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Palmer Elementary School is ranked 975th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) is lower than the state average of 45.4%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 767
2006 766
2007 725
2008 696
2009 531
2010 558
2011 593
2012 564

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 15.6
2007 13.9
2008 12.9
2009 15
2010 16.7
2011 16.7
2012 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25423728813559
2006 0.29895561357702
2007 0.28827586206897
2008 0.27873563218391
2009 0.2165725047081
2010 0.24193548387097
2011 0.22259696458685
2012 0.26241134751773

Compare Palmer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 04 564 18.7:1  
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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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