1025 Redwood Ave
Panama City, FL 32401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet serves 253 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet's student population of 253 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30-34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
20-24%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
33%
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Black
52%
22%
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White
32%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 30% in FL)

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