J. J. Finley Elementary School

Tel: (352)955-6705
  • J. J. Finley Elementary School serves 637 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • J. J. Finley Elementary School operates within the Alachua School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 637 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students637 students
J. J. Finley Elementary School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %J. J. Finley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
J. J. Finley Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeJ. J. Finley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
J. J. Finley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
12%
3%
J. J. Finley Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2016)
Hispanic
20%
32%
J. J. Finley Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
27%
23%
J. J. Finley Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
37%
39%
J. J. Finley Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
J. J. Finley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsJ. J. Finley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.740.70
J. J. Finley Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
48%
J. J. Finley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
J. J. Finley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Alachua School District's student population of 29,305 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,110 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,472 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAlachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
22
Number of Students Managed29,30510,175
Alachua School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$281 MM$132 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$264 MM$140 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,110$12,987
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$9,472$13,734
Alachua School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Florida public schools have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Florida is Palm Beach School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.