Merriam Cherry Street Elementary School

1125 Cherry St, Panama City, FL 32401 | (850) 872-4780
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 464
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School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Bay County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,483
  • Graduation Rate: 67.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.1
  • Enrolled Students: 25,897

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 464
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 224 (48.3%)
  • Females: 210 (45.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 268 (57.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 322 (69.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Merriam Cherry Street Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black12025.9%
Asian61.3%
Hispanic81.7%
White30064.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Merriam Cherry Street Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten204.3%
Kindergarten8317.9%
1st Grade6012.9%
2nd Grade6914.9%
3rd Grade8317.9%
4th Grade7315.7%
5th Grade7616.4%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
70.0%
District:
66.2%
State:
65.3%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Merriam Cherry Street Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Florida School Grade: A
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: NO
Percent Criteria Met
School:
85.0%
District:
62.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201068.0%79.0%77.0%
200984.0%80.0%78.0%
200880.0%81.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201068.0%74.0%72.0%
200980.0%78.0%72.0%
200872.0%81.0%72.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.0%75.0%75.0%
200971.0%77.0%75.0%
200878.0%73.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201081.0%72.0%72.0%
200984.0%78.0%74.0%
200877.0%75.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201060.0%64.0%63.0%
200968.0%66.0%62.0%
200868.0%66.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201072.0%73.0%70.0%
200983.0%77.0%71.0%
200872.0%75.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201051.0%50.0%50.0%
200958.0%48.0%46.0%
200839.0%43.0%44.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

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