Katherine Finchy Elementary School

Katherine Finchy Elementary School serves 650 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Katherine Finchy Elementary School operates within the Palm Springs Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 650 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 22:1
Asian
6%
11%
Hispanic
53%
52%
Black
11%
7%
White
28%
26%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.63 0.42
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.
53%
48%
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.
6%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 23,497 1,667
District Total Revenue $257 MM $19 MM
District Spending $265 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,538 $11,099
District Spending / Student $10,898 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palm SpringsRaymond Cree Middle School
    1011 Vista Chino
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)416-8283
    0.5 mi | 991 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Palm SpringsVirtual Pre
    980 East Tahquitz Canyon Dr
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)416-8402
    1 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Palm SpringsVista Del Monte Elementary School
    2744 North Via Miraleste
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)416-8176
    1.2 mi | 407 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Palm SpringsPalm Springs High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2401 East Baristo Rd
    Palm SpringsCA 92262
    (760)778-0400
    1.7 mi | 2092 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Palm SpringsRamon Alternative Center
    Alternative School
    2248 East Ramon Rd
    Palm SpringsCA 92264
    (760)778-0487
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | 56 students | Gr. 7-10                      

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