Palmetto Elementary School

  • Palmetto Elementary School serves 556 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Palmetto Elementary School's student population of 556 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students556 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Palmetto Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1646 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
41%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
21%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
70%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
6%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia 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 GA.
Diversity Score0.470.42
This chart display the diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
57%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFulton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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