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Palmquist Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (760) 901-8500

1999 California St.

Oceanside, California


About Palmquist Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Palmquist Elementary is one of 25 schools in the Oceanside Unified district of California.

Palmquist Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 681 students.

The number of teachers at Palmquist Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Palmquist Elementary is $83,239, which is higher than the California state average of $77,759.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Palmquist Elementary 681$9,16723$83,2390.62
Lincoln Middle (0.1 miles) 878$9,71923$81,8920.55
E. G. Garrison Elementary (1.26 miles) 405$14,98320$87,0510.44
Buena Vista Elementary (1.44 miles) 282$11,13827$79,0450.59
Jefferson Middle (1.61 miles) 650$10,35321$79,7340.31
Laurel Elementary (1.91 miles) 483$10,29220$72,0980.25

Palmquist Elementary

Number of pupils681
Funding per pupil$9,167
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$83,239
Diversity index0.62

Lincoln Middle (0.1 miles)

Number of pupils878
Funding per pupil$9,719
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$81,892
Diversity index0.55

E. G. Garrison Elementary (1.26 miles)

Number of pupils405
Funding per pupil$14,983
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$87,051
Diversity index0.44

Buena Vista Elementary (1.44 miles)

Number of pupils282
Funding per pupil$11,138
Pupils per teacher27
Average teacher salary$79,045
Diversity index0.59

Jefferson Middle (1.61 miles)

Number of pupils650
Funding per pupil$10,353
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$79,734
Diversity index0.31

Laurel Elementary (1.91 miles)

Number of pupils483
Funding per pupil$10,292
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$72,098
Diversity index0.25
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
3117thlargest school
2682ndhighest number of FTE teachers
4407thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2749thhighest average teaching salary
6657thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2531sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2452ndhighest diversity index
3877thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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