Palmer High School



Palmer High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmer High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 462
10 443
11 433
12 498

Palmer High School is a public high school of the Colorado Springs School District No. 11 in the County of E located in Colorado Springs, CO. It has 1,836 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palmer High School is the 35th largest public high school in Colorado and the 2,064th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,836
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,064th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 35th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 389th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 39th out of 496

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Palmer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 965
(53%)
3,936
(47%)
 Male 871
(47%)
4,370
(53%)

Palmer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 902
(49%)
4,364
(53%)
 Hispanic 571
(31%)
2,420
(29%)
 Two or More 157
(9%)
561
(7%)
 Black 145
(8%)
691
(8%)
 Asian 33
(2%)
158
(2%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
86
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
26
(0%)

Palmer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 885
(48%)
4,218
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 778
(42%)
3,330
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 173
(9%)
758
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palmer High School is ranked 16th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.8%) is higher than the state average of 36.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Palmer High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2057
2006 2013
2007 2062
2008 2022
2009 2069
2010 1975
2011 2024
2012 1947
2013 2071
2014 1976
2015 1836

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 19.7
2007 19.9
2008 19.5
2009 21.2
2010 18.8
2011 20.4
2012 22.3
2013 21.8
2014 19.9
2015 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25230918813807
2006 0.26974664679583
2007 0.29049466537342
2008 0.31849653808111
2009 0.3373610439826
2010 0.35949367088608
2011 0.40415019762846
2012 0.42937853107345
2013 0.46933848382424
2014 0.51923076923077
2015 0.51797385620915

Compare Palmer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.8%
 

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