Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
333 S. Prospect St.

Orange, CA 92869

Tel: (714)997-6384
  • Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School serves 891 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School operates within the Orange Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 891 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 891 students
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2015)
Students by Grade Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 24:1
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
17%
11%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
35%
54%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
1%
6%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
45%
24%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.
0.65 0.41
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
15%
50%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
5%
9%
Mcpherson Magnet Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Orange Unified School District's student population of 29,432 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,985 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,452 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Orange Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
4
Number of Students Managed 29,432 1,597
Orange Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $267 MM $21 MM
Orange Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $252 MM $21 MM
Orange Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,985 $12,988
Orange Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,452 $12,986
Orange Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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good academics but very cold environment. Unkind to students on many levels and starts at top.
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