Palmetto Elementary School

Palmetto Elementary School serves 1,132 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Palmetto Elementary School operates within the Orange School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1132 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,132 students
Palmetto Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Palmetto Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Palmetto Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Palmetto Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Palmetto Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Palmetto Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
32%
30%
Palmetto Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
64%
23%
Palmetto Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
3%
41%
Palmetto Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Palmetto Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.46
Palmetto Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
52%
Palmetto Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Palmetto Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 187,092 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,426 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,341 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
257
22
Number of Students Managed 187,092 10,137
Orange School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,806 MM $132 MM
Orange School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,792 MM $140 MM
Orange School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,426 $11,888
Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,341 $12,571
Orange School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mid Florida Technical High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westridge Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sadler Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OrlandoMid Florida Technical High School
    Vocational School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-122900 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)251-6000
    0.79-12n/a
  • OrlandoWestridge Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1227 students3800 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)354-2640
    1.16-81227
  • OrlandoChancery High Charter
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 512 students7001 South Orange Blossom Trl
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)850-9791
    1.39-12512
  • OrlandoSadler Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 766 students4000 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)354-2620
    1.3PK-5766
  • OrlandoProsperitas Leadership Academy Charter
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 191 students4526 South Orange Blossom Trl
    OrlandoFL 32839
    (407)854-3945
    1.49-12191

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