Palms Elementary School

12445 East 207th St, Lakewood, CA 90715 | (562) 924-5549
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 594
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4.5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 12445 East 207th St., Lakewood, CA 90715
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Abc Unified School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,749
  • Graduation Rate: 87.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 23.1
  • Enrolled Students: 20,731

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 594
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 314 (52.9%)
  • Females: 280 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 99 (16.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 285 (48.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 384 (64.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palms Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black11920.0%
Asian11819.9%
Hispanic25542.9%
White7713.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palms Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6510.9%
1st Grade8514.3%
2nd Grade8414.1%
3rd Grade7512.6%
4th Grade7913.3%
5th Grade9916.7%
6th Grade10718.0%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
10.0%
District:
34.6%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree: 3.3%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 30.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 17.8
Average Age
School:
45.3
District:
47.6
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4 reviews for Palms Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on August 23, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The staff and teachers at this school are amazing and they really care about their students
  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 28, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hello! I am about to be in the sixth grade at Palms Elementary. I have been here since about the middle of fourth grade. Palms is great. The new principal of the 2009-2010 and now the 2010-2011 school year is great and is working harder than ever to make Palms a better school day by day. All Palms' teachers try their hardest to have all students achieve farther than the students themselves even believe. Palms' teachers don't give up on students and make sure students don't give up on themselves. Some of Palms' extracurricular activities and sports are track, band, and student council. Palms is very big on safety, but to the extent where us students can still have fun. Homework is just well homework. As kids, it may seem more fun to go outside and play or hop on the video games, but homework is very important to Palms it is not too much yet not too little unless you repeatedly not turn in your homework then you get detention during recess or it piles up. It depends on your grade level. Anyways, Palms Elementary is a great school. The principal, staff, and students are friendly and openhearted to anyone who wants to be a Puma! At Palms, you can have fun, but still learn the meaning of responsibility.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 20, 2009
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  • I am a fifth grader. I have been at Palms since second grade. It is a great school!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 14, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a wonderful school. I've been here for 11 years as part of PTA. It is amazing to me that parent participation is really low. GO Pumas!

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