Palm Elementary School

  • Palm Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palm Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Palm Elementary School's student population of 626 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students626 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Palm Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Palm Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4452 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
White
3%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Palm Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 CA.
Diversity Score0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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