William Paca Elementary School

William Paca Elementary School serves 590 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
William Paca Elementary School operates within the Baltimore City School District.

Overview

The student population of 590 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 590 students
William Paca Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
William Paca Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade William Paca Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
William Paca Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
14%
12%
William Paca Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
83%
36%
William Paca Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
3%
42%
William Paca Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups William Paca Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.29 0.39
William Paca Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
95%
36%
William Paca Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
2%
6%
William Paca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 96,438 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,811 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,529 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 50% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
29
Number of Students Managed 96,438 15,634
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,383 MM $244 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,360 MM $238 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,811 $14,580
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,529 $14,228
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Baltimore Freedom Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Baltimore Freedom Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Patterson Park Public Charter School (0.2 miles away)
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    27 North Lakewood Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21224
    (410)558-1230
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 646 students                      
  • BaltimoreTench Tilghman Elementary School
    600 North Patterson Park Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21205
    (410)396-9247
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 425 students                      
  • BaltimoreCommodore John Rogers Elementary School
    100 North Chester St
    BaltimoreMD 21231
    (410)396-9300
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 544 students                      
  • BaltimoreHighlandtown Elementary #215
    3223 East Pratt St
    BaltimoreMD 21224
    (410)396-9381
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 348 students                      
  • BaltimoreDr. Rayner Browne Elementary School
    1000 North Montford Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21213
    (410)396-9239
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 238 students                      

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