L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School

  • L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School serves 750 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School's student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students750 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#1915 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
31%
22%
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White
53%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEscambia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to L. D. Mcarthur Elementary School is Escambia Westgate Center (0.1 miles away)
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Teachers are wonderful and programs are great, my son loves going here and how great the teachers and staff treat the students is far beyond any other school I've seen before. Parents are on hand and involved in alot of the schools activities. The school is clean and in grat shape.
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