Palm Elementary School

  • Palm Elementary School serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Palm Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Palm Elementary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students449 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Palm Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palm Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3580 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palm Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palm Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
87%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palm Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.240.63
This chart display the diversity score of Palm Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAustin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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