Chester Shell Elementary School

  • Chester Shell Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Chester Shell Elementary School's student population of 353 students has grown by 81% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chester Shell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chester Shell Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2273 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
32%
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Black
34%
22%
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White
56%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chester Shell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.570.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chester Shell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameALACHUA School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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