Palmer-laakso Elementary School

Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Palmer-laakso Elementary School serves 564 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Palmer-laakso Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 53% (which is higher than 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 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Palmer-laakso Elementary School's student population of 564 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students564 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Palmer-laakso Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Palmer-laakso Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Palmer-laakso 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-laakso Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#2194 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Palmer-laakso Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
96%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
4%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmer-laakso Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.080.64
This chart display the diversity score of Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (04-05)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmer-laakso Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Fresnos CISD School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Palmer-laakso Elementary School is Amador R Rodriguez Juvenile Boot Camp (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Angela Gerusa Leal Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Benito Angela Gerusa Leal Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    1.3 miles
    33356 Fm 732
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 276-5055
    1.3 PK-5 426
  • San Benito Raul Garza Junior Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 396 students
    1.8 miles
    848 8th St
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 361-6900
    1.8 PK-5 396
  • San Benito Landrum Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    2.3 miles
    450 S Dowling St
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 361-6800
    2.3 PK-5 356
  • San Benito Cash Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 608 students
    2.7 miles
    400 N Ponciana St
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 361-6700
    2.7 PK-5 608
  • San Benito Sullivan Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    2.7 miles
    900 Elizabeth St
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 361-6880
    2.7 PK-5 419

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