Palmer Elementary School

5051 North Kenneth Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 | (773) 534-3704
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 928
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5051 N Kenneth Ave, Chicago, IL 60630
  • Principal or Admin: Mendez Nancy
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 928
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 495 (53.3%)
  • Females: 433 (46.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 121 (13.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 621 (66.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 742 (80.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palmer Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black161.7%
Asian17118.4%
Hispanic41144.3%
White32835.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palmer Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten374.0%
Kindergarten9610.3%
1st Grade869.3%
2nd Grade9310.0%
3rd Grade10911.7%
4th Grade10611.4%
5th Grade9510.2%
6th Grade10311.1%
7th Grade11112.0%
8th Grade929.9%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
96.7%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
4.3%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.9%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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