West Bay Elementary School

14813 School Dr
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West Bay Elementary School serves 308 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
West Bay Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Bay Elementary School's student population of 308 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

West Bay Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Bay Elementary School is 0.41, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1263 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
36%
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Black
1%
21%
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White
75%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Bay Elementary School's ranking?
West Bay Elementary School is ranked #1263 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are West Bay Elementary School often compared to?
West Bay Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hutchison Beach Elementary School, Breakfast Point Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend West Bay Elementary School?
308 students attend West Bay Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of West Bay Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Bay Elementary School?
West Bay Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does West Bay Elementary School offer ?
West Bay Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is West Bay Elementary School part of?
West Bay Elementary School is part of Bay School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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