Elbert-palmer Elementary School

  • Elbert-palmer Elementary School serves 257 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Elbert-palmer Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 257 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 257 students
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Elbert-palmer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Elbert-palmer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
n/a
4%
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2008)
Hispanic
13%
15%
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
85%
31%
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
1%
47%
Elbert-palmer Elementary School White Students (1994-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
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.
0.26 0.52
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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 n/a
Elbert-palmer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Christina School District's student population of 16,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,574 is higher than the state average of $11,318. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,313 is higher than the state average of $10,965. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
1
Number of Students Managed 16,244 933
Christina School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $288 MM $11 MM
Christina School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $300 MM $10 MM
Christina School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,574 $11,318
Christina School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $18,313 $10,965
Christina School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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