460 S. Park Street
Florence, AZ 85132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Florence K-8 serves 684 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Florence K-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Florence K-8's student population of 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Florence K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Florence K-8 is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1750 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 30%)

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