Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet

  • Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet serves 379 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet operates within the Bay School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 379 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 379 students
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 11:1 16:1
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
7%
31%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
56%
23%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Black Students (1988-2015)
White
33%
40%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet 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.
0.58 0.46
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet 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.
83%
53%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet 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.
n/a
5%
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Bay School District's student population of 27,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,322 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,592 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Bay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
22
Number of Students Managed 27,641 10,184
Bay School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $252 MM $122 MM
Bay School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $260 MM $125 MM
Bay School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,322 $12,021
Bay School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,592 $12,230
Bay 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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5  5/18/2009
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