Gilchrist School District

310 Nw 11th Ave
Trenton, FL 32693-3804
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Gilchrist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,796 students in Gilchrist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Gilchrist School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
7 Schools
4,235 Schools
# Students
2,796 Students
2,830,604 Students
# Teachers
207 Teachers
159,344 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Gilchrist School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
#6 out of 73 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gilchrist  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
66%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gilchrist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
61%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gilchrist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gilchrist  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.36
0.70
# American Indian Students
2 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
348 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
36%
# Black Students
131 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
5%
21%
# White Students
2,217 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
79%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
89 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
171
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
221
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
248
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
207
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
206
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
197
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
234
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
207
213,379
# Students in 7th Grade:
205
219,532
# Students in 8th Grade:
194
226,086
# Students in 9th Grade:
206
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
185
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
170
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
145
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,638 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,135. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,896 is higher than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$34,349 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gilchrist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$33,354 MM
This chart display total spending of Gilchrist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,638
$12,135
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gilchrist  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,896
$11,783
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gilchrist  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Gilchrist School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Trenton High School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1013 N Main St
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3210
Grades: 6-12
| 663 students
Rank: #22.
Bell Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2771 E Bell Ave
Bell, FL 32619
(352) 463-3275
Grades: PK-5
| 654 students
Rank: #33.
Gilchrist Virtual Franchise
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
310 Nw 11th Ave
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3200
Grades: 6-12
| 24 students
Rank: #44.
Trenton Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1350 Sw State Road 26
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3224
Grades: PK-5
| 822 students
Rank: #55.
Bell High School
Magnet School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
930 S Main St
Bell, FL 32619
(352) 463-3232
Grades: 6-12
| 625 students
Rank: #66.
Gilchrist Virtual Instruction Program (District Provided)
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
310 Nw 11th Ave
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3200
Grades: K-5
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
310 Nw 11th Ave
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3200
Grades: K-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Gilchrist School District?
Gilchrist School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,796 students.
What is the rank of Gilchrist School District?
Gilchrist School District is ranked #6 out of 73 school districts in Florida (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Florida school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Gilchrist School District?
79% of Gilchrist School District students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Gilchrist School District?
Gilchrist School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Gilchrist School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,896 is higher than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,796 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 66% (Top 10%)
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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