Palmer Elementary School

303 Dick St
Palmer, TX 75152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Palmer Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Palmer Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Palmer Elementary School's student population of 510 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students510 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Palmer Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Palmer Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Palmer Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2319 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
38%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
58%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalmer Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palmer Elementary School is Palmer High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Palmer Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmer Palmer High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 314 students
    0.3 miles
    422 W Jefferson
    Palmer, TX 75152
    (972) 449-3487
    0.3 9-12 314
  • Palmer Palmer Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 391 students
    0.5 miles
    118 F M 813
    Palmer, TX 75152
    (972) 449-3319
    0.5 5-8 391
  • Ennis Austin Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 281 students
    6.4 miles
    1500 Austin Dr
    Ennis, TX 75119
    (972) 872-7190
    6.4 1-3 281
  • Ennis G W Carver Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 334 students
    6.8 miles
    600 E Mlk Dr
    Ennis, TX 75119
    (972) 872-3730
    6.8 PK-K 334
  • Ferris Hazel Ingram Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 405 students
    7.1 miles
    600 S Central
    Ferris, TX 75125
    (972) 544-3212
    7.1 PK-K 405

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