600 W Line St
Palmyra, MO 63461
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Palmyra Middle School serves 321 students in grades 5-8.
Palmyra Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Palmyra Middle School's student population of 321 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Palmyra Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Middle School is 0.17, 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
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1515 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
91%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Palmyra Middle School?

321 students attend Palmyra Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

91% of Palmyra Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Palmyra Middle School?

Palmyra Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Palmyra Middle School offer ?

Palmyra Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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