Palm Terrace Elementary School

  • Palm Terrace Elementary School serves 635 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Palm Terrace Elementary School operates within the Volusia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 635 students has grown by 28% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 635 students
Palm Terrace Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Palm Terrace Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Palm Terrace Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Palm Terrace Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Palm Terrace Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Palm Terrace Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
8%
31%
Palm Terrace Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
55%
23%
Palm Terrace Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
26%
40%
Palm Terrace Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Palm Terrace Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Palm Terrace Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Palm Terrace Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.62 0.46
Palm Terrace Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
90%
53%
Palm Terrace Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
2%
5%
Palm Terrace Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Volusia School District's student population of 61,777 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,231 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,952 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Volusia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
22
Number of Students Managed 61,777 10,184
Volusia School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $565 MM $122 MM
Volusia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $548 MM $125 MM
Volusia School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,231 $12,021
Volusia School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,952 $12,230
Volusia School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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