Palmetto Elementary School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
22
Grades
PK-5
Students
556
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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Math
26%
State avg 39%
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Science
16%
State avg 34%
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English
25%
State avg 37%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
Hispanic
White
Two or more races
Asian
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
565 :1
State avg: 536 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
40%
State avg: 6%
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22 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 7
4 3
3 0
2 4
1 1
Neighborhood
505 Carlton Rd
Palmetto, GA 30268
Carlene Millen - School leader
(770) 463-6105
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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