Palm Valley Elementary School

  • Palm Valley Elementary School serves 831 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Palm Valley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Palm Valley Elementary School's student population of 831 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palm Valley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palm Valley Elementary School is 0.65, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#176 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palm Valley Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palm Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palm Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
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White
47%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palm Valley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palm Valley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.650.65
This chart display the diversity score of Palm Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palm Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLitchfield Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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