PROFICIENCY 20% 49% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Fontana Unified
27%Fontana
38%California

Palmetto Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Fontana Unified" in Fontana, CA. There are a total of 960 students and 34 teachers at Palmetto Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 671 free lunch students and 121 reduced lunch students.

Palmetto Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 49% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students960
Teachers34.2
Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch671
Reduced lunch121

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Palmetto Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All16%
320-24%
410-14%
510-14%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
320-24%
415-19%
525-29%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Palmetto Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 5.3% 4.8% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 3.0% 6.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 2.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 90.6% 86.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Fontana demographics profile

StatisticFontanaCaliforniaNational
Population205,22839,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,77125691
Median age30.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English41%56%79%
Speak Spanish51%29%13%

Education level achieved in Fontana

IndexFontanaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school70.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Palmetto Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.