William Paca Elementary School

  • William Paca Elementary School serves 560 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • William Paca Elementary School operates within the Baltimore City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 560 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 560 students
William Paca Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % William Paca Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
William Paca Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade William Paca Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
William Paca Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
William Paca Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2009)
Hispanic
19%
15%
William Paca Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
78%
34%
William Paca Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
3%
40%
William Paca Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
William Paca Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups William Paca Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.36 0.40
William Paca Elementary School 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.
94%
39%
William Paca Elementary School 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.
2%
6%
William Paca Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Baltimore City School District's student population of 83,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,308 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,228 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
178
28
Number of Students Managed 83,888 17,887
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,467 MM $245 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,460 MM $241 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,308 $13,687
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,228 $13,479
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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