Best Public Schools in Palmyra, MO


Summary:

The city of Palmyra, Missouri is home to three schools serving students from elementary through high school: Palmyra Elementary, Palmyra High, and Palmyra Middle, all part of the Palmyra R-I school district.

Palmyra Elementary stands out as a consistent performer, maintaining a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger for the past three years and outperforming the state average in Mathematics proficiency. In contrast, Palmyra High has seen a decline in its ranking, dropping from a 5-star rating in 2020-2021 to a 3-star rating in 2022-2023, which warrants further investigation. The schools also exhibit socioeconomic differences, with Palmyra Elementary having the highest free and reduced lunch rate at 32.27%, while Palmyra High has the lowest at 29.55%.

Across the three schools, there is a notable racial homogeneity, with the student population being predominantly white, particularly at Palmyra High where 94.2% of students are white. This raises questions about the diversity and inclusiveness of the school community, and exploring ways to foster a more diverse and inclusive environment could be an area for improvement.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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