William Paca Elementary School

William Paca Elementary School serves 600 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 57%.
William Paca Elementary School operates within the Baltimore City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 600 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 600 students
William Paca Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
William Paca Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade William Paca Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
William Paca Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
William Paca Elementary School Asian (1989-2009)
Hispanic
7%
11%
William Paca Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
88%
37%
William Paca Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
3%
43%
William Paca Elementary School White (1989-2012)
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.
0.22 0.68
William Paca Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
95%
35%
William Paca Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
3%
7%
William Paca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,775 students has grown by 24457% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
29
Number of Students Managed 95,775 17,449
Baltimore City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,383 MM $244 MM
Baltimore City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,360 MM $238 MM
Baltimore City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $3,546,105 $14,580
Baltimore City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $3,486,621 $14,228
Baltimore City Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Wolfe Street Academy (0.7 miles away)
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