Palmetto Elementary School

1540 10th St W
Palmetto, FL 34221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Palmetto Elementary School serves 709 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Palmetto Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Palmetto Elementary School's student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students709 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Palmetto Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Palmetto Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3049 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
62%
33%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
19%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palmetto Elementary School is Palmetto High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Just For Girls (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmetto Just For Girls Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 35 students
    0.6 miles
    1500 10th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 722-1475
    0.6 6-8 35
  • Palmetto Palmetto High School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,207 students
    0.8 miles
    1200 17th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4848
    0.8 9-12 2,207
  • Palmetto Lincoln Memorial Academy Charter School

    1.0 miles
    305 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-6840
    1 n/a n/a
  • Palmetto Palmetto Charter School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 363 students
    1.0 miles
    1607 17th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-3711
    1 PK-8 363
  • Palmetto Lincoln Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
    1.1 miles
    305 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-6840
    1.1 6-8 477

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