Galileo School For Gifted Learning

Galileo School For Gifted Learning serves 579 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Galileo School For Gifted Learning placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Galileo School For Gifted Learning places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Galileo School For Gifted Learning's student population of 579 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Galileo School For Gifted Learning is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Galileo School For Gifted Learning is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#674 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
62%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeminole School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Galileo School For Gifted Learning is Scps Consequence Unit (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Midway Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sanford Midway Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 897 students
    0.8 miles
    2368 Brisson Ave
    Sanford, FL 32771
    (407) 320-5950
    0.8 PK-5 897
  • Sanford Hamilton Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 671 students
    1.9 miles
    1501 E 8th St
    Sanford, FL 32771
    (407) 320-6050
    1.9 PK-5 671
  • Sanford Scps Consequence Unit Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 21 students
    1.9 miles
    1151 E 28th St
    Sanford, FL 32773
    (407) 708-7640
    1.9 6-12 21
  • Sanford Tapp Childcare Center
    Grades: PK | 3 students
    1.9 miles
    1211 S Mellonville Ave
    Sanford, FL 32771
    (407) 320-0167
    1.9 PK 3
  • Altamonte Springs Hopper Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-5 | 16 students
    2.0 miles
    612 Newport Ave
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
    (407) 320-3950
    2.0 K-5 16

School Reviews

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What an outstanding team at Galileo. We are so impressed with the way this school handled the hurdles of this school year. It is a friendly, attentive and student focused environment that is inclusive of every student. Every school should be like Galileo.
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