Palmer Elementary School

  • Palmer Elementary School serves 140 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Palmer Elementary School's student population of 140 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmer Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmer Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
36%
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 Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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 Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
98%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmer Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee 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 TN.
Diversity Score0.040.55
This chart display the diversity score of Palmer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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 Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrundy County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Love everything about the school even when I went there and still love it now that my daughter is going there. The faculity is wonderful with the kids and actually learn them in fun ways. Great job everyone.
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