Mary Esther Elementary School

Mary Esther Elementary School serves 612 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Mary Esther Elementary School operates within the Okaloosa School District.

Overview

The student population of 612 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 612 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 15:1 15:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
10%
28%
Black
27%
23%
White
50%
42%
Two or more races
11%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.66 0.45
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.
45%
51%
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.
17%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,625 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Okaloosa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
22
Number of Students Managed 34,625 9,797
District Total Revenue $266 MM $138 MM
District Spending $293 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,140 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,066 $15,882
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 Liza Jackson Preparatory School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liza Jackson Preparatory School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liza Jackson Preparatory School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort Walton BeachLiza Jackson Preparatory School
    Charter School
    546 Mary Esther Blvd
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3321
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 831 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • Fort Walton BeachFort Walton Beach High School
    400 Hollywood Blvd Sw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3300
    1 mi | 1753 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Fort Walton BeachAnnette P. Edwins Elementary School
    7 Wright Parkway Sw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3333
    1 mi | 411 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Fort Walton BeachSilver Sands-excep. Children
    Special Education School
    349 Holmes Blvd Nw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3364
    Special Education School

    1.4 mi | 141 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Fort Walton BeachMax Bruner Junior Middle School
    322 Holmes Blvd Nw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3266
    1.5 mi | 814 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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