Palmetto Elementary School

  • Palmetto Elementary School serves 855 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 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 76%.

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School Overview

  • Palmetto Elementary School's student population of 855 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students855 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7349 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
48%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Palmetto Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
24%
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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.190.64
This chart display the diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
49%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFontana Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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