Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School

333 South Prospect St

Orange, CA 92869-4825

Tel: (714)997-6384
Grades KG-8
913 students
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School serves 913 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School operates within the Orange Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 913 students
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 25:1
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Asian
16%
11%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
32%
53%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
1%
6%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1999-2013)
White
47%
25%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School White Students (1999-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.42
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
49%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Orange Unified School District's student population of 29,750 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,235 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,224 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Orange Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
4
Number of Students Managed 29,750 1,757
Orange Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $249 MM $17 MM
Orange Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $249 MM $18 MM
Orange Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,235 $10,238
Orange Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,224 $10,739
Orange Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Ousd Community Day (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ousd Home School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Veta Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OrangeLa Veta Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 839 students
    0.4 miles
    2800 East La Veta Ave
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)997-6155
    0.4KG-6839
  • OrangeOusd Community DayAlternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 38 students
    0.5 miles
    250 South Yorba St
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)628-5479
    0.57-1238
  • OrangeOusd Home SchoolAlternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: KG-12 | 99 students
    0.5 miles
    250 South Yorba St
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)628-5479
    0.5KG-1299
  • AnaheimOrange Unified Pre-k Sdc
    Grades: KG | 32 students
    0.6 miles
    5125 East Gerda Dr
    AnaheimCA 92807
    (714)997-6202
    0.6KG32
  • OrangeEl Modena High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2089 students
    0.7 miles
    3920 Spring St
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)997-6240
    0.79-122089

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2.0  4/10/2012
good academics but very cold environment. Unkind to students on many levels and starts at top.
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