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 94
10 84
11 79
12 71

Palmer High School is a public high school of the Palmer Independent School District located in Palmer, TX. It has 328 students in grades 9th through 12th. Palmer High School is the 1,078th largest public high school in Texas and the 14,100th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.0 to 1.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,100th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,078th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 773rd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,008th out of 2,121

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Palmer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 193
(59%)
193
(59%)
 Female 135
(41%)
135
(41%)

Palmer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(60%)
196
(60%)
 Hispanic 122
(37%)
122
(37%)
 Black 5
(2%)
5
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Palmer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 182
(55%)
182
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 115
(35%)
115
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(9%)
31
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palmer High School is ranked 1,126th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.3%. 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 331
2006 345
2007 330
2008 324
2009 333
2010 325
2011 314
2012 306
2013 313
2014 316
2015 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11.9
2007 11.1
2008 12.4
2009 10.5
2010 11
2011 10.3
2012 11.1
2013 11.1
2014 11
2015 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29305135951662
2006 0.28695652173913
2007 0.28787878787879
2008 0.27777777777778
2009 0.36036036036036
2010 0.41538461538462
2011 0.41082802547771
2012 0.40849673202614
2013 0.4408945686901
2014 0.42088607594937
2015 0.44512195121951

Compare Palmer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

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