Accountability rating

Met standard

Palmer ISD: B

Total students

510

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Palmer ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Palmer ISD: 91.9%

Statewide: 89.7%

Palmer Elementary School is an elementary school in Palmer, TX, in the Palmer ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 510 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 40.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 11.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,774, which is $8,560 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.palmer-isd.org

Address

P O Box 790
Palmer, TX 75152-0790

Office phone number

(972) 449-3132

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Palmer Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

510

African American

10 (2%)

Palmer ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Palmer ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

193 (37.8%)

Palmer ISD: 41.5%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

297 (58.2%)

Palmer ISD: 54.3%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

8 (1.6%)

Palmer ISD: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

2.0%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

37.8%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

58.2%

Two or more races

1.6%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

40.2 %

Palmer ISD: 40.7%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

51 %

Palmer ISD: 50.7%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

11 %

Palmer ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

40.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

51.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

11.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

11.4 %

Palmer ISD: 8.7%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Palmer ISD: 25.3%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

0.4 %

Palmer ISD: 3.2%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

12.9 %

Palmer ISD: 14.4%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

11.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

0.4%

Special education

12.9%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Palmer ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Palmer ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Palmer ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Palmer ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

30.6

African American

0.9 (2.9%)

Palmer ISD: 1%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

2.9 (9.5%)

Palmer ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

26.8 (87.5%)

Palmer ISD: 92.2%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

28.1 (92%)

Palmer ISD: 76.9%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

2.4 (8%)

Palmer ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

16.7

Palmer ISD: 14.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

9.8 years

Palmer ISD: 10.9 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$44,774

Palmer ISD: $48,156

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$39,303

Palmer ISD: $37,002

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$41,048

Palmer ISD: $43,144

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$41,790

Palmer ISD: $44,578

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$49,933

Palmer ISD: $51,704

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$53,270

Palmer ISD: $61,094

Statewide: $61,428

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