PROFICIENCY 32% 42% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 3 in Poinciana
  • Ranked #136 of 6284 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
28%Poinciana
55%Florida

Palmetto Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 4 and is located in the district of "Polk County School District" in Poinciana, FL. There are a total of 551 students and 42 teachers at Palmetto Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Palmetto Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.5%, which is 42% lower than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students551
Teachers42
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

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 School, 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
All34%
330-34%
435-39%
530-34%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
335-39%
420-24%
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 School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
White 12.8% 44.2% 40.9% 51.1%
Black 15.2% 21.1% 22.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 1.6% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 69.3% 29.4% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 3.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Poinciana demographics profile

StatisticPoincianaFloridaNational
Population62,14521,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)86541091
Median age37.141.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%54%55%
Speak English49%72%79%
Speak Spanish43%21%13%

Education level achieved in Poinciana

IndexPoincianaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college50.4%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Palmetto Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.