Palm Elementary



Palm Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Elementary Students by Grade
PK 53
K 66
1 62
2 73
3 69
4 85
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palm Elementary is a public elementary school located in Austin, TX in the Austin Independent School District. It enrolls 481 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Elementary is the 2,980th largest public school in Texas and the 23,757th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 481
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,757th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,980th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,970th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,863rd out of 4,778

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Palm Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(53%)
32,210
(51%)
 Female 225
(47%)
30,739
(49%)

Palm Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 421
(88%)
37,398
(59%)
 Black 28
(6%)
4,710
(7%)
 White 18
(4%)
16,543
(26%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
2,413
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
1,744
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
39
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
102
(0%)

Palm Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 342
(71%)
34,413
(55%)
 Not Eligible 81
(17%)
25,317
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(12%)
3,219
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Palm Elementary is ranked 1,807th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.2%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Palm Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 980
2006 737
2007 641
2008 666
2009 661
2010 607
2011 555
2012 571
2013 531
2014 516
2015 481

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.8
2007 14.6
2008 14.8
2009 14.8
2010 14.1
2011 15.3
2012 14.3
2013 13.7
2014 13.7
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6530612244898
2006 0.8236092265943
2007 0.84243369734789
2008 0.84084084084084
2009 0.87745839636914
2010 0.83690280065898
2011 0.87567567567568
2012 0.87215411558669
2013 0.87005649717514
2014 0.83333333333333
2015 0.83160083160083

Compare Palm Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 83.2%
 

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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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