1703 S Main St
Palmyra, MO 63461
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Palmyra High School serves 329 students in grades 9-12.
Palmyra High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Palmyra High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Palmyra High School's student population of 329 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Palmyra High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Palmyra High School is 0.10, 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 Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#406 out of 2091 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
95%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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