Palm Grove Elementary



Palm Grove Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palm Grove Elementary Students by Grade
PK 72
K 87
1 94
2 97
3 89
4 68
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palm Grove Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palm Grove Elementary is the 2,036th largest public school in Texas and the 14,367th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,367th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,036th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,722nd out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,687th out of 4,707

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Palm Grove Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 304
(52%)
17,689
(49%)
 Male 281
(48%)
18,285
(51%)

Palm Grove Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 584
(100%)
35,523
(99%)
 White 1
(0%)
322
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Palm Grove Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 577
(99%)
34,556
(96%)
 Not Eligible 8
(1%)
1,418
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Palm Grove Elementary is ranked 754th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palm Grove Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Grove Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 690
2006 683
2007 633
2008 612
2009 630
2010 628
2011 636
2012 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 16.3
2007 14.9
2008 14.4
2009 14.7
2010 15
2011 16.9
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 0.0015797788309637
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.98632478632479

Compare Palm Grove Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 98.6%
 

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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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