Palm Elementary School serves 269 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Palm Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 57%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 269 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 82%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in OH
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education
Palm Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Palm Elementary School's student population of 269 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Palm Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,137 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Palm Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2834 out of 3137 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Palm Elementary School's ranking?
Palm Elementary School is ranked #2834 out of 3,137 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% OH state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% OH state average).
How many students attend Palm Elementary School?
269 students attend Palm Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Palm Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 18% of students are White, and 12% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palm Elementary School?
Palm Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Palm Elementary School offer ?
Palm Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Palm Elementary School part of?
Palm Elementary School is part of Lorain City School District.
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