Palmyra Area SD School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public school managed by Palmyra Area SD School District serving 368 students in Palmyra, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Palmyra Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Palmyra Forge Road Elementary School
    400 S Forge Rd
    Palmyra, PA 17078
    (717)838-1331

    Grades: 1-5 | 368 students

Overview

School District NamePalmyra Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students368 students
# of Teachers24 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students188 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students180 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.23
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students5 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students18 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students8 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students321 students
% White Students
87%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students16 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten: -
# of Students in 1st Grade:65
# of Students in 2nd Grade:72
# of Students in 3rd Grade:73
# of Students in 4th Grade:75
# of Students in 5th Grade:83
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Palmyra Area SD School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palmyra Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palmyra Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Palmyra Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,410 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,527 is less than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$38 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Palmyra Area SD School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$38 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Palmyra Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,410$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palmyra Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,527$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palmyra Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Palmyra Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.23, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Forge Road Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.