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Palmer High School (Massachusetts)

Palmer High School.
Palmer High School
Address
4105 Main Street
Palmer, Massachusetts, Hampden County, 01069
 United States
Information
Type Public High School
Established 1991
Superintendent Dr. Gerald Fournier, Ed. D.
Principal Mary Lou Callahan [1]
Asst. Principal Joseph Bianca [2]
Grades 8-12
Enrollment 673[3] (2008)
Color(s) Blue      and White     
Mascot Panthers
Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges [4]
Average SAT scores 484 verbal
510 math
482 writing (2010)[5]
Website

Palmer High School is a public high school located in the town of Palmer, Massachusetts.

Contents

  • Mission statement 1
  • Demographics and Statistics 2
  • Student Clubs 3
  • Notable alumni 4
  • References 5

Mission statement

The school's mission statement is listed on their website as being:

"Palmer High School is committed to offering students a well-rounded curriculum designed to promote learning as a lifelong process. As an inclusive institution, Palmer High School encourages a focus on purpose, honor and scholarship as students attempt to discover their abilities and to reach their greatest potentialities through participation in a variety of academic, artistic, co-curricular, athletic and community activities."[6]

Demographics and Statistics

For the 2007-2008 school year, Palmer High School enrolled 673 students in grades 8 through 12. Out of these students, 94.1% were Caucasian, 1.5% were African American, 2.2% were Hispanic, 0.3% were Native American, 0.1% were Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and 0.3% were Multi-Ethnic. About 51.6% of the student population is male, while 48.4% is female.[3]

Student Clubs

  • Interact
  • Drama
  • Student Council
  • ADL Club
  • National Honor Society

[7]

Notable alumni

  • Todd Smola, member of Massachusetts House of Representatives (class of 1995)

References

  1. ^ http://www.palmerschools.org/Highschool/HighWelPrincipal.htm
  2. ^ http://www.palmerschools.org/Highschool/HighWelAssistant.htm
  3. ^ a b http://www.palmerschools.org/Highschool/PHS%202008%20Report%20Card.pdf?mode=so&ot=5&o=1311&so=1314-6
  4. ^ http://cpss.neasc.org/cpss_directory_of_schools/#Massachusetts
  5. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/state_report/sat_perf.aspx
  6. ^ http://www.palmerschools.org/Highschool/HighWelVision.htm
  7. ^ http://www.palmerschools.org/Highschool/HighStudClubs.htm

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