Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School

333 South Prospect St

Orange, CA 92869-4825

Grades: KG-8

928 students

Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School serves 928 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School operates within the Orange Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 928 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 928 students
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 28:1 22:1
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2013)
Asian
15%
11%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
29%
52%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1998-2013)
Black
2%
7%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
50%
26%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School White Students (1998-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.
0.65 0.42
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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%
48%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2013)
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%
8%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,524 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,197 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Orange Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
4
Number of Students Managed 30,888 1,667
Orange Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $287 MM $19 MM
Orange Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $278 MM $18 MM
Orange Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,524 $11,099
Orange Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,197 $10,975
Orange Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    2800 East La Veta Ave
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)997-6155
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 865 students                      
  • OrangeOusd Community Day
    Alternative School
    250 South Yorba St
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)628-5479
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 34 students                      
  • OrangeOusd Home School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    250 South Yorba St
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)628-5479
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 107 students                      
  • AnaheimOrange Unified Pre-k Sdc
    5125 East Gerda Dr
    AnaheimCA 92807
    (714)997-6202
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-KG | n/a students                      
  • OrangeEl Modena High School
    Magnet School
    3920 Spring St
    OrangeCA 92869
    (714)997-6240
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2096 students                      

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