Accountability rating

C

Palmer ISD: B

Total students

525

Avg. teacher experience

11 years

Palmer ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Palmer ISD: 98.8%

Statewide: 90%

Palmer Elementary School is an elementary school in Palmer, TX, in the Palmer ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 525 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 36.8% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 12.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $48,700, which is $5,422 less than the state average.

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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 2008 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

525

African American

8 (1.5%)

Palmer ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Palmer ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

210 (40%)

Palmer ISD: 42.1%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

293 (55.8%)

Palmer ISD: 53.5%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

12 (2.3%)

Palmer ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

1.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

40.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

55.8%

Two or more races

2.3%

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

36.8 %

Palmer ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

61.3 %

Palmer ISD: 57.9%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

12.4 %

Palmer ISD: 10.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

36.8%

Econ. disadvantaged

61.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

12.4%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

12.4 %

Palmer ISD: 10.2%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

Palmer ISD: 26.9%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

1 %

Palmer ISD: 3%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15.2 %

Palmer ISD: 15.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

12.4%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

1.0%

Special education

15.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

C

Palmer ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Palmer ISD: A

School progress

C

Palmer ISD: A

Closing the gaps

D

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 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

30.4

African American

1 (3.2%)

Palmer ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

2.9 (9.6%)

Palmer ISD: 7.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Palmer ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

26.5 (87.2%)

Palmer ISD: 91.1%

Statewide: 58.4%

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

0.2 (0.8%)

Palmer ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

27.3 (89.6%)

Palmer ISD: 71.6%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

2.9 (9.6%)

Palmer ISD: 26.8%

Statewide: 24.3%

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 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

17.3

Palmer ISD: 14.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 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

11 years

Palmer ISD: 11.6 years

Statewide: 11.1 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

$48,700

Palmer ISD: $51,370

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$40,363

Palmer ISD: $43,776

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$44,709

Palmer ISD: $45,504

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$45,317

Palmer ISD: $47,804

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$52,333

Palmer ISD: $54,474

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$55,541

Palmer ISD: $62,849

Statewide: $62,039

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