Palmer Lake Elementary School

  • Palmer Lake Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Palmer Lake Elementary School's student population of 349 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmer Lake Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmer Lake Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#610 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmer Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmer Lake Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.350.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmer Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewis-Palmer Consolidated No. 38 in the co School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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