Palmer School

309 Palmer St Ne, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 | (616) 819-2929
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 312
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 309 Palmer Street Ne, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Richard Miller
  • Fax: (616) 819-2928
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 312
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 15.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 126 (40.4%)
  • Females: 118 (37.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (6.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 268 (85.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 288 (92.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palmer School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black10032.1%
Asian82.6%
Hispanic247.7%
White11135.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palmer School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6019.2%
1st Grade5617.9%
2nd Grade5317.0%
3rd Grade5016.0%
4th Grade4815.4%
5th Grade4514.4%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 23, 2008
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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Palmer School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.7%87.9%95.3%
200993.3%88.2%94.8%
200887.7%79.8%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201072.7%70.9%86.8%
200984.4%79.3%89.8%
200875.0%72.5%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200869.6%65.1%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200848.2%41.8%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.5%79.7%91.5%
200988.9%81.6%92.3%
200866.0%71.2%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201089.4%65.6%84.1%
200977.3%64.2%84.1%
200863.8%63.3%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201038.3%30.6%47.2%
2009---
200834.0%25.6%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200855.3%54.5%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%60.2%79.9%
200963.4%62.7%79.5%
200873.0%59.8%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201087.8%67.2%85.1%
200978.0%66.6%85.2%
200870.3%65.7%81.5%
 
Science Test
201068.3%46.9%78.1%
200961.0%56.2%81.0%
200870.3%59.2%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200862.2%59.6%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200851.4%46.1%63.4%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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