Mary Esther Elementary School

  • Mary Esther Elementary School serves 586 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Mary Esther Elementary School operates within the Okaloosa School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 586 students
Mary Esther Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mary Esther Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Mary Esther Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Mary Esther Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Mary Esther Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Mary Esther Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
11%
31%
Mary Esther Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
27%
23%
Mary Esther Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
47%
40%
Mary Esther Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mary Esther Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
13%
3%
Mary Esther Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Mary Esther Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.68 0.46
Mary Esther Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
56%
53%
Mary Esther Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Mary Esther Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Okaloosa School District's student population of 30,415 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,061 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,058 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Okaloosa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
22
Number of Students Managed 30,415 10,184
Okaloosa School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $274 MM $122 MM
Okaloosa School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $274 MM $125 MM
Okaloosa School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,061 $12,021
Okaloosa School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,058 $12,230
Okaloosa School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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