Palmetto Elementary School

Palmetto Elementary School serves 1,083 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Palmetto Elementary School operates within the Orange School District.

Overview

The student population of 1083 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,083 students
Palmetto Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Palmetto Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Palmetto 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 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Palmetto Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Palmetto Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
30%
28%
Palmetto Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
64%
23%
Palmetto Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
3%
42%
Palmetto Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Palmetto Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Palmetto 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.
0.50 0.45
Palmetto Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
51%
Palmetto Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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
7%
Palmetto Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 190,155 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
255
22
Number of Students Managed 190,155 9,326
Orange School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,811 MM n/a
District Spending $1,837 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,511 $0
Orange School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,663 $0
Orange School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mid Florida Technical High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westridge Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sadler Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OrlandoMid Florida Technical High School
    Vocational School
    2900 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)251-6000
    Vocational School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OrlandoWestridge Middle School
    3800 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)354-2640
    1.2 mi | 1164 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OrlandoChancery High Charter
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    7001 South Orange Blossom Trl
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)850-9791
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 494 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OrlandoProsperitas Leadership Academy Charter
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4526 South Orange Blossom Trl
    OrlandoFL 32839
    (407)816-3566
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 197 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OrlandoSadler Elementary School
    4000 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)354-2620
    1.4 mi | 765 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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