Palmetto Elementary School

  • Palmetto Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palmetto Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Palmetto Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Palmetto Elementary School's student population of 598 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank#551 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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 South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
8%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
70%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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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 SC.
Diversity Score0.480.62
This chart display the diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
5%
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 South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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