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Palm River Elementary School is a public elementary school in Palm River-Clair Mel. The principal of Palm River Elementary School is Ms. Dawn Stites. 493 students attend Palm River Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 27% of the Palm River Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 95% of the 493 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Palm River Elementary School is 13:1. Clair-Mel Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 45% 33%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 33% 21%
White, non-Hispanic 19% 38%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 57%
Limited English proficiency 27% 12%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    Es muy buena esta escuela muy dedicada y se preocupa por el rendimiento de sus estudiantes

  • (11 months ago)

    My daughter has been enrolled at Palm River Elementary school for going on her third year. The teachers are friendly enough and I like that they are uniform mandatory. But last year my daughter had a bully in her class and I feel like her teacher could have done more to help keep my daughter safe and comfortable in the classroom. No child should be scared to go to school.

  • (2 years ago)

    I think palm river is a great school and teaches kids very well and i am a student and they taught me very well

  • (4 years ago)

    Mrs. Herson is a great teacher the others are less professional and driven to achive excellence.

  • (5 years ago)

    4 stars Palm River faculty and administration are committed to doing the best for our students. I've never been a part of a school so personally involved in providing a nurturing atmosphere that expects high standards of students and is constantly involved in professional development.

  • (5 years ago)

    I am not very pleased with Palm River Elementary as I think the parents should be allowed to be a part of their child's education and feel welcomed in their child's school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Palm River Elementary is an overpopulated school. The student to teacher ratio is too high and they could use some intervention on their behalf. Children tend to slip through the cracks too easily due to this fact. Sad but true.

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