Palms Middle School

  • 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 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 12% 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

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Palms Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Palms Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2012)
Asian
16%
11%
Palms Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
44%
54%
Palms Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
25%
6%
Palms Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
14%
24%
Palms Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
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 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.
0.710.41
Palms Middle 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.
43%
50%
Palms Middle 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 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 $12,903 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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