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301 N Nevada Ave

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

(719) 328-5000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,950

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Palmer High School

I have had 2 children recently graduate from the Palmer IB, Diploma Program. We chose Palmer not only for the IB program, but also for its wide variety in activities and the diversity of the student body, both economic and cultural. They both did well, and found activities and clubs that fit their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/20/14

This is my daughter's 2nd year at Palmer as a Sophomore. We chose this school instead of others within our school district (2), and 12 because of the IB program and the wonderful reputation Palmer has. She went to North and continued at Palmer and has so far received an excellent education. Her classes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/19/14

My daughter just graduated and received an excellent education at Palmer High School! Lots of opportunities at this school, and programs to fit all kinds of kids!

Posted by a parent on 06/03/13

My son is a freshman, and enjoys Palmer very much, He is actually happy to go to school. His teachers are great at getting him interested.

Posted by a parent on 10/21/10

Diverse, friendly, academically challenging public school!

Posted by a student on 10/04/09

I'm a Freshman this year, and Palmer is making it a really fun year for us! Link Crew is amazing and the upper classmen are really supportive. Teachers are fun, which makes learning easier and time flies by. The only negative i can think of is the druggies at Acacia Park, but you just have to know ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/04/09

Excellent academic training and a social climate where the kids all seem to get along well!

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

Palmer has an excellent faculty who genuinely care about their students and an environment in which kids feel safe, welcome and like they belong. Without that combination, I never would have developed the educational foundation, community involvement and self-confidence that has carried me through college. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/15/09

The academic programs are strong, especially with the International Baccalaureate program. There isn't too much in terms of art, but there are acceptable programs for sports, and there are quite a few extracurricular activities. Parents typically don't seem to be too involved, although some are.

Posted by a student on 10/02/05

I'm enrolled in the PHS IB Programme and that's the only reason why I go there. I don't like some of the teachers that are selected for this programme because several do not teach the curriculum well enough for the students to understand it - however, there isn't much to do because there are specific ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/23/04

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Test scores for Palmer High School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Palmer High School
Colorado Springs School District No. 11
* In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Colorado Springs schools — Palmer High School is located at 301 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs CO 80903. 301 N Nevada Ave is in the 80903 ZIP code in Colorado Springs, CO The school district for Palmer High School is the Colorado Springs School District No. 11. Palmer High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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