Mary Esther Elementary School

320 E Miracle Strip Pkwy
Mary Esther, FL 32569
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mary Esther Elementary School serves 612 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mary Esther Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mary Esther Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Mary Esther Elementary School's student population of 612 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students612 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Mary Esther Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Mary Esther Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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
#1330 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
45%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkaloosa School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mary Esther Elementary School is Fort Walton Beach High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Liza Jackson Preparatory School (0.9 miles away)
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