Palm Lane

  • Palm Lane serves 843 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palm Lane placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Palm Lane's student population of 843 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students843 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Palm Lane
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Lane is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palm Lane is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1272 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palm Lane and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Palm Lane and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Palm Lane and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 1996-97 school year data.
Hispanic
91%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palm Lane and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palm Lane and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
38%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palm Lane. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.170.65
This chart display the diversity score of Palm Lane and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palm Lane and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palm Lane and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCartwright Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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