William Paca Elementary School

William Paca Elementary School serves 544 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
William Paca Elementary School operates within the Baltimore City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 544 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 544 students
William Paca Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % William Paca Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
William Paca Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade William Paca Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 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 17:1 15:1
William Paca Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
14%
14%
William Paca Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
83%
35%
William Paca Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
3%
41%
William Paca Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
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 (1989-2014)
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.
97%
38%
William Paca Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,730 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,263 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,470 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
26
Number of Students Managed 84,730 15,824
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,348 MM $243 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,365 MM $239 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,263 $14,280
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,470 $14,036
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Friendship Academy Of Science And Technology (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Friendship Academy Of Science And Technology (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Patterson Park Public Charter School (0.2 miles away)
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  • BaltimorePatterson Park Public Charter School
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 674 students27 North Lakewood Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21224
    (410)558-1230
    0.2PK-8674
  • BaltimoreTench Tilghman Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 431 students600 North Patterson Park Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21205
    (410)396-9247
    0.4PK-8431
  • BaltimoreCommodore John Rogers Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 624 students100 North Chester St
    BaltimoreMD 21231
    (410)396-9300
    0.5PK-8624
  • BaltimoreDr. Rayner Browne Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 234 students1000 North Montford Ave
    BaltimoreMD 21213
    (410)396-9239
    0.6PK-8234
  • BaltimoreHighlandtown Elementary #215
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 379 students3223 East Pratt St
    BaltimoreMD 21224
    (410)396-9381
    0.6PK-8379

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