Palmer High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
15.4
Math Proficiency
2.3
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,024 Students
  • 99 Teachers

Palmer High School
301 NORTH NEVADA AVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80903

Phone: (719) 328-5000

District: Colorado Springs School District 11

Overview

At Palmer High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Palmer High School is 22 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 41 percent. Palmer High School is 1 of 11 high schools in the Colorado Springs School District 11.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,024
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 41%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 40%
Full-Time Teachers 99

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 78%
Proficient in Math 41%
College Readiness Index 15.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 11
Total Students 8,773
Proficient in Reading (district average) 55%
Proficient in Math (district average) 17%
College Readiness (district average) 13.5

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Palmer High School is 1 of 11 schools in the Colorado Springs School District 11.

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