Robert M. Paterson Elementary School

5400 Pine Ave,

Orange Park, FL, 32003-8106

Tel: (904)278-2078
Grades: PK-6

906 students

Robert M. Paterson Elementary School serves 906 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School operates within the Clay School District.

Overview

The student population of 906 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 906 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
8%
28%
Black
6%
23%
White
81%
43%
Unknown
4%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.34
0.69
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 21%
49%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
3%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,659 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Clay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
20
Number of Students Managed 35,659
9,762
District Total Revenue $314 MM
n/a
District Spending $349 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $8,733
$0
District Spending / Student $9,701
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • Recommended June 14, 2010 - 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

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