Palmer Middle School

118 F M 813
Palmer, TX 75152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Palmer Middle School serves 391 students in grades 5-8.
Palmer Middle School placed in the top 50% 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 60% (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 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Palmer Middle School's student population of 391 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Palmer Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Middle School is 0.55, 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
#2666 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
47%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
48%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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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 Middle School is Palmer High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ferris J High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Palmer Elementary 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
    0.2 miles
    422 W Jefferson
    Palmer, TX 75152
    (972) 449-3487
    0.2 9-12 314
  • Palmer Palmer Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 510 students
    0.5 miles
    303 Dick St
    Palmer, TX 75152
    (972) 449-3132
    0.5 PK-4 510
  • Ennis Austin Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 281 students
    6.8 miles
    1500 Austin Dr
    Ennis, TX 75119
    (972) 872-7190
    6.8 1-3 281
  • Ferris Hazel Ingram Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 405 students
    6.9 miles
    600 S Central
    Ferris, TX 75125
    (972) 544-3212
    6.9 PK-K 405
  • Ferris Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 531 students
    7.0 miles
    500 Fm 983
    Ferris, TX 75125
    (972) 544-2574
    7 1-3 531

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