Palmer Way

  • Palmer Way serves 554 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palmer Way placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Palmer Way's student population of 554 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmer Way is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmer Way is 0.43, 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#3423 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
21%
11%
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Hispanic
71%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.430.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNational Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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