Palms Elementary School

  • Palms Elementary School serves 234 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Palms Elementary School's student population of 234 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students234 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Palms Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Palms Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Palms Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palms Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#391 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Palms Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Palms Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Palms Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palms Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palms Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
98%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palms Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan 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 Palms Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.040.28
This chart display the diversity score of Palms Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palms Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast China School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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