Katherine Finchy Elementary School

Katherine Finchy Elementary School serves 623 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 75%.
Katherine Finchy Elementary School operates within the Palm Springs Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 623 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 623 students
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Katherine Finchy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Katherine Finchy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 25:1
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
5%
11%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
56%
53%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
11%
6%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
25%
25%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.61 0.42
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
56%
49%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
8%
9%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Palm Springs Unified School District's student population of 23,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,356 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,768 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 23,360 1,757
Palm Springs Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $17 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $258 MM $18 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,356 $10,238
Palm Springs Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,768 $10,739
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Palm Springs High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Raymond Cree Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vista Del Monte Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Palm SpringsRaymond Cree Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 954 students
    0.5 miles
    1011 Vista Chino
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)416-8283
    0.56-8954
  • Palm SpringsVirtual Pre

    1 miles
    980 East Tahquitz Canyon Dr
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)416-8402
    1n/an/a
  • Palm SpringsVista Del Monte Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 425 students
    1.2 miles
    2744 North Via Miraleste
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)416-8176
    1.2KG-5425
  • Palm SpringsPalm Springs High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1907 students
    1.7 miles
    2401 East Baristo Rd
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)778-0400
    1.79-121907
  • Palm SpringsRamon Alternative CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 7-10 | 73 students
    1.8 miles
    2248 East Ramon Rd
    Palm SpringsCA 92264
    (760)778-0487
    1.87-1073

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