Gilchrist Elementary School

1301 Timberlane Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Gilchrist Elementary School serves 955 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gilchrist Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Gilchrist Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Gilchrist Elementary School's student population of 955 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
955 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Gilchrist Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gilchrist Elementary School is 0.50, 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#198 out of 3628 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
33%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
69%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 955 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Btm 50%)

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