PROFICIENCY 67% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%PALMYRA R-I
62%Palmyra
51%Missouri

Palmyra High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "PALMYRA R-I" in Palmyra, MO. There are a total of 357 students and 26 teachers at Palmyra High, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 79 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Palmyra High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 67.0%, which is 32% higher than the Missouri average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students357
Teachers25.93
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch79
Reduced lunch31

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment10
Taking some courses10
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses7

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 Palmyra High, there are a total of 10 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 10 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All80-84%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80-84%

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.

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Palmyra High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMissouriNational
Caucasian 94.8% 93.6% 75.3% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 1.4% 14.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.7% 1.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.1% 1.0% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 3.1% 2.6% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Palmyra Middle School53%0.8Palmyra, MO
Palmyra Elementary.65%0.9Palmyra, MO
Veterans Elementary.48%6.8Hannibal, MO
Mississippi Valley School50%8.1Hannibal, MO
Hannibal Middle School40%8.1Hannibal, MO
Hannibal Sr. High56%8.2Hannibal, MO
Mark Twain Elementary.55%9.1Hannibal, MO
Oakwood Elementary.67%9.4Hannibal, MO
Eugene Field Elementary.25%9.9Hannibal, MO
A. D. Stowell Elementary.37%10.7Hannibal, MO

Palmyra demographics profile

StatisticPalmyraMissouriNational
Population3,6206,059,651318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,2398691
Median age36.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English98%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Palmyra

IndexPalmyraMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.7%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Palmyra High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.