Palmyra High School

  • Palmyra High School serves 329 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Palmyra High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Palmyra High School's student population of 329 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmyra High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#153 out of 2085 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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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Diversity Score0.100.47
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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 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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