Palmetto Elementary School

Palmetto Elementary School serves 1,031 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Palmetto Elementary School operates within the Orange School District.

Overview

The student population of 1031 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,031 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Students by Grade Palmetto Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 15:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
28%
28%
Black
67%
23%
White
1%
43%
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.
0.48 0.45
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%
49%
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
8%
Palmetto Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 186,684 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
242
23
Number of Students Managed 186,684 9,989
Orange School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,811 MM $138 MM
Orange School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,837 MM $159 MM
Orange School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,511 $13,793
Orange School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,663 $15,882
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 (0.7 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 Students Grades
  • OrlandoMid Florida Technical High School
    Vocational School
    2900 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)251-6000
    Vocational School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OrlandoWestridge Middle School
    3800 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)354-2640
    1.1 mi | 1061 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OrlandoSadler Elementary School
    4000 West Oak Ridge Rd
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)354-2620
    1.3 mi | 721 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OrlandoChancery High Charter
    Charter School
    7041 South Orange Blossom Trl
    OrlandoFL 32809
    (407)850-9791
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 477 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OrlandoLife Skills Charter
    Charter School
    4526 South Orange Blossom Trai
    OrlandoFL 32839
    (407)816-3566
    Charter School

    1.4 mi | 257 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Orlando, 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 higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Orlando is Orlando Science Middle High Charter. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.