Palmetto Elementary School

  • Palmetto Elementary School serves 752 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Palmetto Elementary School's student population of 752 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students752 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmetto Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3109 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
57%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
54%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
62%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
21%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmetto Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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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 FL.
Diversity Score0.560.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMANATEE School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmetto Just For Girls Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 41 students
    0.6 miles
    1500 10th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941)722-1475
    0.6 6-8 41
  • Palmetto Palmetto High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2228 students
    0.8 miles
    1200 17th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941)723-4848
    0.8 9-12 2228
  • Palmetto Palmetto Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 364 students
    1.0 miles
    1607 17th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941)723-3711
    1.0 K-8 364
  • Palmetto Lincoln Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 470 students
    1.1 miles
    305 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941)721-6840
    1.1 6-8 470
  • Palmetto Manatee School For The Arts Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 2024 students
    1.3 miles
    700 Haben Blvd
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941)721-6800
    1.3 6-12 2024

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