PROFICIENCY 40% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #32 of 52 in BAY
  • Ranked #15 of 26 in Panama City
  • Ranked #2619 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
51%BAY
35%Panama City
49%Florida

Merriam Cherry Street Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "BAY" in Panama City, FL. There are a total of 403 students and 27 teachers at Merriam Cherry Street Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 313 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Merriam Cherry Street Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 20% lower than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students403
Teachers27
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch313
Reduced lunch29

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Merriam Cherry Street Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All35-39%
335-39%
440-49%
530-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
335-39%
440-49%
530-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Merriam Cherry Street Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 54.5% 71.3% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 32.6% 15.1% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 2.1% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.9% 5.9% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 5.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Panama City demographics profile

StatisticPanama CityFloridaNational
Population4,52119,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,36141091
Median age44.641.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Speak English92%72%79%
Speak Spanish2%21%13%

Education level achieved in Panama City

IndexPanama CityFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade81.4%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college55.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.3%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Merriam Cherry Street Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.