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
8 126
9 116
10 90
11 101
12 99

Palmer High School is a public high school of the Palmer School District located in Palmer, MA. It has 532 students in grades 8th through 12th. Palmer High School is the 244th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 10,151st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 532
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.88

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Palmer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 284
(53%)
284
(53%)
 Male 248
(47%)
248
(47%)

Palmer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 469
(88%)
469
(88%)
 Hispanic 27
(5%)
27
(5%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Palmer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 353
(66%)
353
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(26%)
136
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
43
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palmer High School is ranked 176th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 689
2006 682
2007 669
2008 669
2009 641
2010 558
2011 547
2012 532

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 12.9
2007 13.7
2008 13.3
2009 12.9
2010 11.8
2011 12.7
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33526850507983
2006 0.34017595307918
2007 0.21225710014948
2008 0.26008968609865
2009 0.31045241809672
2010 0.34587813620072
2011 0.3180987202925
2012 0.33646616541353

Compare Palmer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.6%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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