Robert M. Paterson Elementary School

Robert M. Paterson Elementary School serves 885 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School operates within the Clay School District.

School Overview

The student population of 885 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 885 students
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Total Students (1993-2014)
Gender % Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Total Teachers (1993-2014)
Students by Grade Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less 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 14:1 16:1
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
12%
30%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
7%
23%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
76%
41%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Robert M. Paterson Elementary School 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.
0.41 0.46
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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.
24%
52%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,523 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,670 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,525 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Clay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
22
Number of Students Managed 35,523 10,137
Clay School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $312 MM $132 MM
Clay School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $343 MM $140 MM
Clay School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,670 $11,888
Clay School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,525 $12,571
Clay 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 Fleming Island High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Switzerland Point Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thunderbolt Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • Fleming IslandFleming Island High School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2084 students2233 Village Square Parkway
    Fleming IslandFL 32003
    (904)541-2100
    1.79-122084
  • Fleming IslandThunderbolt Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 1022 students2020 Thunderbolt Rd
    Fleming IslandFL 32003
    (904)278-5630
    1.9PK-61022
  • Fleming Island Fleming Island Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 762 students4425 Lakeshore Dr
    Fleming IslandFL 32003
    (904)278-2020
    2PK-6762
  • MiddleburgSwimming Pen Creek Elementary School
    3 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 421 students1630 Woodpecker Ln
    MiddleburgFL 32068
    (904)278-5707
    3PK-6421
  • Orange ParkMontclair Elementary School
    4.1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 529 students2398 Moody Ave
    Orange ParkFL 32073
    (904)278-2030
    4.1PK-6529

School Reviews

I have 2 children attending Paterson (5th & 6th Grade).Despite the recent budget cuts,Paterson has maintained an exceptional arts / drama department and both of my children are very happy with there teachers and staff members as am I.My son is in ES,The staff has kept him interested in all areas of education while consistently challenging and nurturing his desire to learn,we are all extremely pleased with RMP--Keep up the good work!
- Posted by Parent, 06/14/10

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