Waller Elementary School

Waller Elementary School serves 543 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Waller Elementary School operates within the Bay School District.

Overview

The student population of 543 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 543 students
Waller Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Waller Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Waller Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Waller Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Waller Elementary School Asian (2010-2011)
Hispanic
2%
28%
Waller Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Waller Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
93%
43%
Waller Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waller Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Waller 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.
0.13 0.90
Waller Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
76%
49%
Waller Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
8%
Waller Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,612 students has grown by 21% over five years.
School District Name Bay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
20
Number of Students Managed 31,612 9,122
Bay School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $230 MM n/a
Bay School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $256 MM n/a
Bay School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,865 $0
Bay School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,852 $0
Bay School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Deane Bozeman School (14.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Merritt Brown Middle School (11.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tommy Smith Elementary School (11.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Panama City Merritt Brown Middle School
    5044 Merritt Brown Way
    Panama City , FL , 32404
    (850)767-3976
    11.3  mi  |  763  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Panama City Tommy Smith Elementary School
    5044 Tommy Smith Dr
    Panama City , FL , 32404
    (850)767-1688
    11.4  mi  |  752  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Panama City Deer Point Elementary School
    4800 Hgwy 2321
    Panama City , FL , 32404
    (850)767-5462
    11.6  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Southport Southport Elementary School
    1835 Bridge St
    Southport , FL , 32409
    (850)767-1636
    13.1  mi  |  434  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Panama City Deane Bozeman School
    13410 Hwy 77
    Panama City , FL , 32409
    (850)767-1300
    14.8  mi  |  1290  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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