William S. Talbot Elementary School

William S. Talbot Elementary School serves 686 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
William S. Talbot Elementary School operates within the Alachua School District.

Overview

The student population of 686 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 686 students
William S. Talbot Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
William S. Talbot Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade William S. Talbot Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
William S. Talbot Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
9%
3%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
9%
28%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
21%
23%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
55%
42%
William S. Talbot Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups William S. Talbot Elementary School Sch Ethnicity William S. Talbot Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.64 0.45
William S. Talbot Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
24%
51%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
3%
7%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,065 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
22
Number of Students Managed 29,065 9,797
Alachua School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $268 MM $138 MM
District Spending $266 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,732 $13,793
Alachua School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,666 $15,882
Alachua School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is F. W. Buchholz High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glen Springs Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GainesvilleF. W. Buchholz High School
    Magnet School
    5510 Nw 27th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32606
    (352)955-6702
    Magnet School

    1.9 mi | 2171 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GainesvilleGlen Springs Elementary School
    2826 Nw 31st Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)955-6708
    2.1 mi | 438 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GainesvilleC. W. Norton Elementary School
    2200 Nw 45th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)955-6765
    2.3 mi | 598 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GainesvilleHealthy Learning Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    2101 Nw 39th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)372-2279
    Charter School

    2.5 mi | 84 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GainesvilleWestwood Middle School
    3215 Nw 15th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)955-6718
    2.8 mi | 998 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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