Palmyra Elementary School

  • Palmyra Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Palmyra Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Palmyra Elementary School's student population of 256 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmyra Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmyra Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#819 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmyra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
16%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmyra Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
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White
82%
70%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palmyra Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.300.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmyra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalmyra-Eagle Area School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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