Palms Middle School

Tel: (310)253-7600
  • Palms Middle School serves 1,486 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Palms Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1486 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,486 students
Palms Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Palms Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Palms Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePalms Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Palms Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
Palms Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2012)
Palms Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Palms Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Palms Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Palms Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
Palms Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPalms Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.710.41
Palms Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Palms Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Palms Middle 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 $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 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$12,871$10,238
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,853$10,739
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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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.