Palmer Elementary School serves 258 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Palmer Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 258 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 44%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 40-59% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Palmer Elementary School's student population of 258 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Palmer Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Palmer Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#729 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Palmer Elementary School's ranking?
Palmer Elementary School is ranked #729 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Palmer Elementary School?
258 students attend Palmer Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Palmer Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palmer Elementary School?
Palmer Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Palmer Elementary School offer ?
Palmer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Palmer Elementary School part of?
Palmer Elementary School is part of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C.
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