Florence Elementary School

  • Florence Elementary School serves 244 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Florence Elementary School's student population of 244 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Florence Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Florence Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4377 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
61%
54%
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Black
14%
6%
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White
13%
24%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Florence Elementary School is Ihigh Virtual Academy (1.7 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Grant K-8 (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Grant K-8 (0.7 miles away)
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