Palmer, MA
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Palmer Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Palmer School District Details

Palmer School District
24 Converse Street
Palmer, MA 01069

1,430 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Palmer School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

(10 is best)

Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Converse Middle School
24 Converse Street
Palmer, MA, 01069
05-07
Old Mill Pond School
4107 Main Street
Palmer, MA, 01069
PK-04
Palmer High School
4105 Main Street
Palmer, MA, 01069
08-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 90.0% 65.8%
Black 1.7% 9.0%
Hispanic 6.3% 18.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 6.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.9% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 41.5% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.4% 3.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,865 $13,022,685 56.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $754 $1,107,626 4.8%
Staff $453 $665,457 2.9%
General Administration $130 $190,970 0.8%
School Administration $722 $1,060,618 4.6%
Operation $1,077 $1,582,113 6.8%
Transportation $886 $1,301,534 5.6%
Other $366 $537,654 2.3%
Total Support $4,389 $6,447,441 27.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,538 $3,728,322 16.1%
Total Expenditures $15,792 $23,198,448 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,238 $8,829,317,762 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,149 $1,098,638,023 6.4%
Staff $894 $854,825,435 5.0%
General Administration $198 $189,340,536 1.1%
School Administration $656 $626,728,689 3.7%
Operation $1,359 $1,298,651,332 7.6%
Transportation $699 $668,422,780 3.9%
Other $406 $388,136,507 2.3%
Total Support $5,362 $5,124,624,208 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,248 $3,104,553,880 18.2%
Total Expenditures $17,847 $17,058,595,089 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%