Palmer Elementary School

  • Palmer Elementary School serves 627 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Palmer Elementary School's student population of 627 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students627 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Palmer Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmer Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmer Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1448 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
58%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmer Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.610.53
This chart display the diversity score of Palmer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEaston Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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