Florence City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,353 students in Florence City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Florence City School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Florence City School District are Forest Hills School, Florence Middle School and Hibbett School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Florence City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Florence City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Florence City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
4,353 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
278 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Florence City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#32 out of 139 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Florence City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Florence City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florence City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Florence City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.59
# American Indian Students
4 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
32 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
458 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
8%
# Black Students
1,445 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
33%
33%
# White Students
2,037 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
47%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
376 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
34
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
327
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
376
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
315
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
314
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
331
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
309
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
277
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
306
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
339
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
388
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
365
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
351
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
321
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,156 is higher than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,061 is higher than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$57 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Florence City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$79 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Florence City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,156
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Florence City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,061
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Florence City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Florence City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Forest Hills School
Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 Stovall Dr
Florence, AL 35633
(256) 768-2500
Grades: PK-4
| 853 students
Rank: #22.
Florence Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1603 Appleby Blvd
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-3100
Grades: 7-8
| 645 students
Rank: #33.
Hibbett School
Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1601 Appleby Blvd
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2800
Grades: 5-6
| 586 students
Rank: #44.
Florence High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1201 Bradshaw Dr
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2200
Grades: 10-12
| 1,037 students
Rank: #55.
Weeden Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
400 Baldwin Street
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2900
Grades: K-4
| 418 students
Rank: #66.
Harlan Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2233 Mcburney Dr
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2700
Grades: PK-4
| 426 students
1203 Bradshaw Drive
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 768-2400
Grades: 9
| 388 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Students: 4,353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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