Palmyra Elementary School

  • Palmyra Elementary School serves 397 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palmyra Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Palmyra Elementary School's student population of 397 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmyra Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmyra Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1177 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Palmyra Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Palmyra Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
93%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Palmyra Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 MO.
Diversity Score0.130.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalmyra R-I School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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