Palmetto Charter School

  • Palmetto Charter School serves 365 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Palmetto Charter School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 60%.

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 365 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Charter School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmetto Charter School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#755 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
14%
31%
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Black
8%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmetto Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
77%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmetto Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmetto Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.380.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmetto Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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