Palmetto Elementary School

9325 Palmetto Ave.
Fontana, CA 92335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 607 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Palmetto Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 607 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 32%
  • : 36%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Palmetto Elementary School's student population of 607 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
607 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
32%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
36%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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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 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
1%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
91%
56%
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 2021-22 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 2021-22 school year data.
White
5%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.17
This chart display the diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
51%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Palmetto Elementary School?
607 students attend Palmetto Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Palmetto Elementary School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palmetto Elementary School?
Palmetto Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Palmetto Elementary School offer ?
Palmetto Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Palmetto Elementary School part of?
Palmetto Elementary School is part of Fontana Unified School District.

School Reviews

2   4/27/2015
Don't bring kids here, low quality school. absolutely no events for children. RUDE OFFICE STAFF AND TEACHERS.
- Posted by Parent - efesi

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 607 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 32%
  • : 36%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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