Palmetto Elementary School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
9325 Palmetto Ave.
Fontana, CA 92335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Palmetto Elementary School serves 812 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Palmetto Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Palmetto Elementary School's student population of 812 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students812 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Palmetto Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#6365 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Palmetto Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
90%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmetto Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.190.64
This chart display the diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFontana Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palmetto Elementary School is Fontana High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fontana Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dolores Huerta International Academy (0.8 miles away)
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Don't bring kids here, low quality school. absolutely no events for children. RUDE OFFICE STAFF AND TEACHERS.
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