Robert M. Paterson Elementary School

  • Robert M. Paterson Elementary School serves 920 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Robert M. Paterson Elementary School operates within the Clay School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 920 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 920 students
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less 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
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
13%
31%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
8%
23%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
75%
40%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
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Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.42 0.46
Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
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Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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Robert M. Paterson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Clay School District's student population of 35,610 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,220 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,288 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Clay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
22
Number of Students Managed 35,610 10,184
Clay School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $290 MM $119 MM
Clay School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $292 MM $120 MM
Clay School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,220 $11,664
Clay School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,288 $11,759
Clay School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  6/14/2010
I have 2 children attending Paterson (5th & 6th Grade).Despite the recent budget cuts,Paterson has maintained an exceptional arts / drama department and both of my children are very happy with there teachers and staff members as am I.My son is in ES,The staff has kept him interested in all areas of education while consistently challenging and nurturing his desire to learn,we are all extremely pleased with RMP--Keep up the good work!
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