Palmetto Elementary School

  • Palmetto Elementary School serves 1,147 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Palmetto Elementary School operates within the Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1147 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,147 students
Palmetto Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Palmetto Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Palmetto Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Palmetto Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Palmetto Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Palmetto Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
35%
31%
Palmetto Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
61%
23%
Palmetto Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
40%
Palmetto Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Palmetto Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Palmetto Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.46
Palmetto Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Palmetto Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Palmetto Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2010)

District Comparison

  • Orange School District's student population of 190,894 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,264 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,701 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
22
Number of Students Managed 190,894 10,184
Orange School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,879 MM $119 MM
Orange School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,776 MM $120 MM
Orange School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,264 $11,664
Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,701 $11,759
Orange School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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