Pace Center For Girls

1344 Cross Creek Way,

Tallahassee, FL, 32301-3661

Tel: (850)921-9280
Grades: 6-12

55 students

Pace Center For Girls serves 55 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Pace Center For Girls operates within the Leon School District.

Overview

The student population of 55 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 55 students
Pace Center For Girls Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Pace Center For Girls Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Pace Center For Girls Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 15:1
Pace Center For Girls Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
28%
Pace Center For Girls Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
76%
23%
Pace Center For Girls Black (2000-2012)
White
18%
43%
Pace Center For Girls White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pace Center For Girls Sch Ethnicity Pace Center For Girls 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.
0.39 0.69
Pace Center For Girls Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
70%
49%
Pace Center For Girls Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
1%
8%
Pace Center For Girls Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,583 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Leon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
20
Number of Students Managed 35,583 9,762
District Total Revenue $329 MM $138 MM
District Spending $366 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,128 $13,793
District Spending / Student $11,261 $15,882
Leon School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lincoln High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Elizabeth Cobb Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frank Hartsfield Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tallahassee Frank Hartsfield Elementary School
    1414 Chowkeebin Nene
    Tallahassee , FL , 32301
    (850)488-7322
    1.2  mi  |  477  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee J Michael Conley Elementary School At Southwoood
    2400 Orange Ave East
    Tallahassee , FL , 32311
    (850)414-5610
    1.4  mi  |  857  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee Leon Countywide Adult Education Prog
    Alternative School
    283 Trojan Trail
    Tallahassee , FL , 32311
    (850)922-5343
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Tallahassee Apalachee Elementary School
    650 Trojan Trail
    Tallahassee , FL , 32311
    (850)488-7110
    1.4  mi  |  600  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tallahassee Lincoln High School
    3838 Trojan Trail
    Tallahassee , FL , 32311
    (850)487-2110
    1.4  mi  |  1877  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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