Governor's Charter School

  • Governor's Charter School serves 511 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Governor's Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Governor's Charter School's student population of 511 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 55% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students511 students
This chart display total students of Governor's Charter School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Governor's Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Governor's Charter School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Governor's Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Governor's Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Governor's Charter School is 0.48, 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#2978 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Governor's Charter School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Governor's Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Governor's Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Governor's Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Governor's Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Governor's Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
70%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Governor's Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
16%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Governor's Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Governor's Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Governor's Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.480.70
This chart display the diversity score of Governor's Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Governor's Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Governor's Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Governor's Charter School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
We have followed the Atlanta cheating scandal story, and now, administrative consequences have been handed out to the teachers implicated, and a jury is considering criminal charges against some of the teachers as well.
Learn about a school district in Missouri that buckled under the pressure of the ACLU and took single-sex classes out of its schools. We’ll also look at some of the evidence that both supports and refutes the benefits of single-sex classrooms.
Some schools in the country only give students 10 minutes to eat lunch, while others enjoy an entire hour. We’ll delve into the controversy surrounding the length of the lunch period and what the research finds in correlating lunch length to student performance.