Robert M. Paterson Elementary



Robert M. Paterson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Robert M. Paterson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 21
K 125
1 126
2 121
3 138
4 145
5 117
6 140
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Robert M. Paterson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Orange Park, FL in the Clay School District. It enrolls 933 students in grades 1st through 12th. Robert M. Paterson Elementary is the 264th largest public school in Florida and the 1,960th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 933
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,960th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 264th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,163rd out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 277th out of 2,252

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Robert M. Paterson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 508
(54%)
10,916
(52%)
 Female 425
(46%)
10,173
(48%)

Robert M. Paterson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 709
(76%)
13,827
(66%)
 Hispanic 107
(11%)
2,482
(12%)
 Black 66
(7%)
3,132
(15%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
1,004
(5%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
522
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
44
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
78
(0%)

Robert M. Paterson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 616
(66%)
11,568
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 286
(31%)
8,631
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(3%)
890
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Robert M. Paterson Elementary is ranked 1,396th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Robert M. Paterson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Robert M. Paterson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1109
2006 1049
2007 940
2008 927
2009 876
2010 888
2011 906
2012 911
2013 885
2014 920
2015 933

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.4
2007 13.6
2008 11.7
2009 12.9
2010 13.3
2011 14.4
2012 13.8
2013 13.6
2014 14.4
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13796212804328
2006 0.12392755004766
2007 0.11808510638298
2008 0.1596548004315
2009 0.20205479452055
2010 0.24099099099099
2011 0.24613686534216
2012 0.2403951701427
2013 0.28700564971751
2014 0.36195652173913
2015 0.33976420150054

Compare Robert M. Paterson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 

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