Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet

Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet serves 433 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet operates within the Bay School District.

Overview

The student population of 433 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 433 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
4%
28%
Black
55%
23%
White
30%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Sch Ethnicity Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet 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.
0.60 0.45
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
85%
49%
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%

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
23
Number of Students Managed 31,612 9,989
District Total Revenue $230 MM $138 MM
Bay School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $256 MM $159 MM
Bay School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,865 $13,793
Bay School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,852 $15,882
Bay School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Panama CityC C Washington Academy
    Alternative School
    924 Bay Ave
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)767-5576
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 133 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Panama CityRosenwald High School
    Alternative School
    924 Bay Ave
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)767-4580
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 324 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Panama CityBay Regional Juvenile Detention Center
    Alternative School
    450 East 11th St
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)872-4706
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 19 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • Panama CityCedar Grove Elementary School
    2826 East 15th St
    Panama CityFL 32405
    (850)767-4550
    1.1 mi | 525 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Panama CityChautauqua Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1118 Magnolia Ave
    Panama CityFL 32401
    (850)785-5056
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 43 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Panama City, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.38, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Panama City is Oakland Terrace School For The Visual And Performi. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.