Palmetto Charter School

Palmetto Charter School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Palmetto Charter School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Palmetto Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Palmetto Charter School's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Palmetto Charter School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Palmetto Charter School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#345 out of 3633 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
12%
33%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
75%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palmetto Charter School is Palmetto High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Just For Girls (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmetto Palmetto High School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,207 students
    0.4 miles
    1200 17th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4848
    0.4 9-12 2,207
  • Palmetto Just For Girls Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 35 students
    0.5 miles
    1500 10th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 722-1475
    0.5 6-8 35
  • Palmetto Palmetto Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 709 students
    1.0 miles
    1540 10th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4822
    1 PK-5 709
  • Palmetto Lincoln Memorial Academy Charter School

    1.4 miles
    305 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-6840
    1.4 n/a n/a
  • Palmetto Lincoln Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
    1.4 miles
    305 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-6840
    1.4 6-8 477

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