Palms Elementary School

  • Palms Elementary School serves 422 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Palms Elementary School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students422 students
Palms Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Palms Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Palms Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePalms Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Palms Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
15%
11%
Palms Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
60%
54%
Palms Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
16%
6%
Palms Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
8%
24%
Palms Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Palms Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2013-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Palms Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPalms Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.590.41
Palms 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.
60%
50%
Palms Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
9%
9%
Palms Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,903 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,903$10,966
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,891$11,255
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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