Queen Palmer Elementary School

1921 East Yampa Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Queen Palmer Elementary School serves 247 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Queen Palmer Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Queen Palmer Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Queen Palmer Elementary School's student population of 247 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Queen Palmer Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Queen Palmer Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1437 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
35%
34%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
39%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Queen Palmer Elementary School is The Bijou School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Galileo School Of Math And Science (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Galileo School Of Math And Science Magnet School
    Math: 9% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 511 students
    0.7 miles
    1600 North Union Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-2200
    0.7 6-8 511
  • Colorado Springs Columbia Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 302 students
    1.0 miles
    835 East St Vrain Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    (719) 328-2700
    1 PK-5 302
  • Colorado Springs James Irwin Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    1.0 miles
    1801 Howard Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 302-9000
    1 K-5 334
  • Colorado Springs The Bijou School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 131 students
    1.1 miles
    2115 Afton Way
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-7900
    1.1 9-12 131
  • Colorado Springs Taylor Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 244 students
    1.1 miles
    900 East Buena Ventura Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907
    (719) 328-3500
    1.1 K-5 244

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