Florence K-8 Elementary School

  • Florence K-8 Elementary School serves 701 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Florence K-8 Elementary School operates within the Florence Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 701 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students701 students
Florence K-8 Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Florence K-8 Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Florence K-8 Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeFlorence K-8 Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
Florence K-8 Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
5%
Florence K-8 Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Florence K-8 Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
46%
45%
Florence K-8 Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
5%
5%
Florence K-8 Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
43%
40%
Florence K-8 Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Florence K-8 Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFlorence K-8 Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.610.64
Florence K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
17%
34%
Florence K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Florence K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Florence Unified School District's student population of 8,310 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,052 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,391 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District NameFlorence Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
1
Number of Students Managed8,310325
Florence Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$67 MM$3 MM
Florence Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$78 MM$2 MM
Florence Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,052$9,449
Florence Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,391$8,879
Florence Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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