Florence K-8

460 S. Park Street
Florence, AZ 85132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students684 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Florence K-8
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Florence K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1589 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.600.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Florence K-8 is Florence Virtual Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Florence Florence Virtual Academy Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12
    0.1 miles
    225 S. Orlando Street
    Florence, AZ 85132
    (520) 866-3552
    0.1 K-12 n/a
  • Florence Mountain Vista Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 235 students
    0.1 miles
    225 S. Orlando Street
    Florence, AZ 85132
    (520) 866-3506
    0.1 PK-12 235
  • Florence Summit School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 45 students
    0.1 miles
    225 South Orlando Street
    Florence, AZ 85132
    (520) 866-3500
    0.1 K-12 45
  • Florence Cavit - Florence Unified Vocational School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    350 S. Main St
    Florence, AZ 85232
    (520) 868-2300
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Florence Florence High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 691 students
    0.4 miles
    1001 South Main Street
    Florence, AZ 85132
    (520) 866-3560
    0.4 8-12 691

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