Palmer Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 8

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
118 F M 813
Palmer, TX 75152
Phone
(972) 449-3319
District
PALMER ISD
County
ELLIS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
396
Classroom Teachers
27

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.6% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Palmer Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 54
Proficiency in Reading 46 51
Proficiency in Math 56 57

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 39
Proficiency in Reading 40 36
Proficiency in Math 51 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 40
Proficiency in Reading 48 45
Proficiency in Math 62 36

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 46
Proficiency in Reading 33 45
Proficiency in Math 67.0 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.52
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.82
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 106 26.8%
Grade 6 91 23.0%
Grade 7 101 25.5%
Grade 8 98 24.7%
Total 396 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 49.1% 55.1% 28.9%
Black 1.0% 1.4% 12.9%
Hispanic 49.4% 43.0% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.4% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.6% 51.9% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.7% 44.6% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.8% 7.3% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 5,016 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 99.8 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.3% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.7% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.2% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 13.6% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,583 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 9.8% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 81.5% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.2% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.0% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.2% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.0% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 25.8% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.4% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,412 $6,299,568 49.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $494 $575,016 4.6%
Staff $314 $365,496 2.9%
General Administration $273 $317,772 2.5%
School Administration $604 $703,056 5.6%
Operation $710 $826,440 6.6%
Transportation $123 $143,172 1.1%
Other $578 $672,792 5.3%
Total Support $3,096 $3,603,744 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,336 $2,719,104 21.5%
Total Expenditures $10,845 $12,623,580 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $28,918,524,308 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $442 $2,367,389,970 3.9%
Staff $436 $2,333,971,970 3.8%
General Administration $128 $686,315,674 1.1%
School Administration $527 $2,824,943,065 4.6%
Operation $710 $3,802,009,903 6.2%
Transportation $249 $1,333,957,706 2.2%
Other $416 $2,230,530,750 3.7%
Total Support $2,908 $15,579,381,241 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,052 $16,350,528,291 26.9%
Total Expenditures $11,357 $60,848,895,653 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%