3520 Motor Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Palms Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Palms Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Palms Elementary School's student population of 299 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Palms Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
25-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
30-34%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
62%
56%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
13%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palms Elementary School's ranking?

Palms Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Palms Elementary School?

299 students attend Palms Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

62% of Palms Elementary School students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 13% of students are White, 9% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Palms Elementary School?

Palms Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Palms Elementary School offer ?

Palms Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Palms Elementary School part of?

Palms Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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