Palmer Elementary



Palmer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 44
K 88
1 85
2 78
3 79
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Palmer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palmer, TX in the Palmer Independent School District. It enrolls 374 students in grades 1st through 12th. Palmer Elementary is the 3,611th largest public school in Texas and the 34,259th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,259th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,611th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,112th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,671st out of 4,707

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Palmer Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 192
(51%)
431
(54%)
 Female 182
(49%)
360
(46%)

Palmer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 181
(48%)
344
(43%)
 White 179
(48%)
418
(53%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palmer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 210
(56%)
384
(49%)
 Not Eligible 132
(35%)
347
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(9%)
60
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Palmer Elementary is ranked 2,966th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.7%) is slightly 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.

Palmer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 268
2006 270
2007 289
2008 279
2009 288
2010 366
2011 373
2012 374

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 13.5
2007 14.4
2008 13.7
2009 14.4
2010 15.9
2011 16.3
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55223880597015
2006 0.51851851851852
2007 0.49826989619377
2008 0.54480286738351
2009 0.67708333333333
2010 0.63114754098361
2011 0.61930294906166
2012 0.64705882352941

Compare Palmer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 64.7%
 

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Public PK - 03 374 15.6:1  
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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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