Rachel Patterson Elementary School

  • Rachel Patterson Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Rachel Patterson Elementary School's student population of 502 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rachel Patterson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rachel Patterson Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
79%
33%
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White
16%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rachel Patterson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEscambia County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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