Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School

333 South Prospect St,

Orange, CA, 92869-4825

Tel: (714)997-6384
Grades: KG-8

909 students

Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School serves 909 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School operates within the Orange Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 909 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 909 students
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 22:1
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
11%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
27%
52%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Black (1998-2012)
White
52%
26%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.64 1.15
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2011)
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
n/a
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Orange Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
4
Number of Students Managed 31,221 1,595
Orange Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $287 MM n/a
Orange Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $278 MM n/a
Orange Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,524 $0
Orange Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,197 $0
Orange Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ousd Home School (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 Students Grades
  • Orange La Veta Elementary School
    2800 East La Veta Ave
    Orange , CA , 92869
    (714)997-6155
    0.4  mi  |  841  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Orange Ousd Community Day
    Alternative School
    250 South Yorba St
    Orange , CA , 92869
    (714)628-5479
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Orange Ousd Home School
    Alternative School
    250 South Yorba St
    Orange , CA , 92869
    (714)628-5479
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  73  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Anaheim Orange Unified Pre-k Sdc
    5125 East Gerda Dr
    Anaheim , CA , 92807
    (714)997-6202
    0.6  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Orange El Modena High School
    3920 Spring St
    Orange , CA , 92869
    (714)997-6240
    0.7  mi  |  2207  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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