Palmyra High School serves 361 students in grades 9-12.
Palmyra High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 361 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Graduation Rate: ≥95% (Top 10% in MO)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Palmyra High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Palmyra High School's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Palmyra High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Palmyra High School is 0.12, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#635 out of 2092 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Palmyra High School's ranking?
Palmyra High School is ranked #635 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Palmyra High School often compared to?
Palmyra High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hannibal Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Palmyra High School?
The graduation rate of Palmyra High School is 95%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 90%.
How many students attend Palmyra High School?
361 students attend Palmyra High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Palmyra High School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palmyra High School?
Palmyra High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Palmyra High School offer ?
Palmyra High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Palmyra High School part of?
Palmyra High School is part of Palmyra R-I School District.
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