William S. Talbot Elementary School

William S. Talbot Elementary School serves 707 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
William S. Talbot Elementary School operates within the Alachua School District.

School Overview

The student population of 707 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 707 students
William S. Talbot Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % William S. Talbot Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
William S. Talbot Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade William S. Talbot Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
William S. Talbot Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
10%
3%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
9%
30%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
21%
23%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
54%
41%
William S. Talbot Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.65 0.46
William S. Talbot 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.
29%
52%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
2%
6%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Alachua School District's student population of 28,157 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,126 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,487 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
72
23
Number of Students Managed 28,157 8,489
Alachua School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $281 MM $132 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $264 MM $140 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,126 $11,888
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,487 $12,571
Alachua School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is F. W. Buchholz High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C. W. Norton Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GainesvilleF. W. Buchholz High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2182 students
    2.2 miles
    5510 Nw 27th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32606
    (352)955-6702
    2.29-122182
  • GainesvilleC. W. Norton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
    2.3 miles
    2200 Nw 45th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)955-6765
    2.3PK-5675
  • GainesvilleGlen Springs Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
    2.3 miles
    2826 Nw 31st Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)955-6708
    2.3PK-5474
  • GainesvilleHealthy Learning Academy Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-5 | 89 students
    2.6 miles
    2101 Nw 39th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)372-2279
    2.6KG-589
  • GainesvilleWestwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 986 students
    3.1 miles
    3215 Nw 15th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32605
    (352)955-6718
    3.16-8986

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