Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet

Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet serves 386 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet operates within the Bay School District.

School Overview

The student population of 386 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 386 students
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
30%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
56%
23%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Black Students (1988-2014)
White
31%
41%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.59 0.46
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
76%
52%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
n/a
6%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,053 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,465 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,610 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Bay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
22
Number of Students Managed 27,053 10,137
Bay School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $132 MM
Bay School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $249 MM $140 MM
Bay School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,465 $11,888
Bay School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,610 $12,571
Bay School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Rosenwald High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C C Washington Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bay Regional Juvenile Detention Center (1 miles away)
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  • Panama CityC C Washington Academy
    Alternative School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 112 students924 Bay Ave
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)767-5576
    0.36-8112
  • Panama CityRosenwald High School
    Alternative School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 304 students924 Bay Ave
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)767-4580
    0.38-12304
  • Panama CityBay Regional Juvenile Detention Center
    Alternative School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 18 students450 East 11th St
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)872-4706
    1KG-1218
  • Panama CityCedar Grove Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 487 students2826 East 15th St
    Panama CityFL 32405
    (850)767-4550
    1.1PK-5487
  • Panama CityChautauqua Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 47 students1118 Magnolia Ave
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)785-5056
    1.39-1247

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