PROFICIENCY 41% 18% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%West Palm Beach

Palmetto Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "PALM BEACH" in West Palm Beach, FL. There are a total of 558 students and 48 teachers at Palmetto Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 497 free lunch students and 27 reduced lunch students.

Palmetto Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.5%, which is 18% lower than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch497
Reduced lunch27


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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Palmetto Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 7.9% 34.1% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 10.0% 28.8% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 2.9% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 79.7% 30.6% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 2.8% 3.2% 3.1%

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West Palm Beach demographics profile

StatisticWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,92529491
Median age39.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%54%55%
Speak English69%72%79%
Speak Spanish20%21%13%

Education level achieved in West Palm Beach

IndexWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college59.5%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.9%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%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.
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