Gilchrist County Public Schools

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There are 6 public schools in Gilchrist County, Florida, serving 2,650 students.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Florida state average of 57%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Gilchrist County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • BellBell Elementary School
    2771 East Bell Ave
    BellFL32619
    (352)463-3275
    507 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Bell
    Bell High School
    Magnet School
    930 South Main St
    BellFL32619
    (352)463-3232
    Magnet School
    724 students | Gr. 6-12
  • TrentonGilchrist Virtual Franchise
    310 Nw 11th Ave
    TrentonFL32693
    (352)463-3200

    n/a

     students | Gr. 6-12
  • Trenton
    Gilchrist Virtual Instruction Program (district Pr Elementary School
    310 Nw 11th Ave
    TrentonFL32693
    (352)463-3200

    n/a

     students | Gr. KG-5
  • Trenton
    Trenton Elementary School
    1350 Sw State Rd 26
    TrentonFL32693
    (352)463-3224
    700 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Trenton
    Trenton High School
    Magnet School
    1013 North Main St
    TrentonFL32693
    (352)463-3210
    Magnet School
    719 students | Gr. 5-12

County Statistics

About Gilchrist County County Statistics (FL) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 16,884 people 18,032,139 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 15% 27%
Median Household Income $35,842 $45,845
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Did You Know?
Gilchrist County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.18, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Gilchrist County is Gilchrist School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or in the USA.