Palm City Elementary School

Palm City Elementary School serves 649 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Palm City Elementary School operates within the Martin School District.

Overview

The student population of 649 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 649 students
Palm City Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Palm City Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Palm City Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Palm City Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Palm City Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
28%
Palm City Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Palm City Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
81%
43%
Palm City Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Palm City Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Palm City Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.33 0.69
Palm City Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
14%
49%
Palm City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
8%
Palm City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Martin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
20
Number of Students Managed 18,513 9,762
Martin School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $194 MM $138 MM
Martin School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $200 MM $159 MM
Martin School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,727 $13,793
Martin School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,061 $15,882
Martin School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Martin County High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hidden Oaks Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bessey Creek Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palm City Hidden Oaks Middle School
    2801 Sw Martin Hwy
    Palm City , FL , 34990
    (772)219-1655
    0.8  mi  |  1086  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Palm City Bessey Creek Elementary School
    2201 Sw Matheson Ave
    Palm City , FL , 34990
    (772)219-1500
    1  mi  |  525  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Stuart Martin County High School
    2801 South Kanner Hwy
    Stuart , FL , 34994
    (772)219-1800
    1.9  mi  |  1998  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Stuart Adult Education-martin Co High School
    2801 South Kanner Hwy
    Stuart , FL , 34994
    (772)219-1828
    1.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Palm City Citrus Grove Elementary School
    2527 Sw Citrus Blvd
    Palm City , FL , 34990
    (772)223-2513
    2.4  mi  |  603  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Martin County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.51, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Martin County is Martin County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.