J. J. Finley Elementary School

  • J. J. Finley Elementary School serves 680 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • J. J. Finley Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

J. J. Finley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • J. J. Finley Elementary School's student population of 680 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. J. Finley Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J. J. Finley Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1348 out of 3650 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
33%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
35%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.750.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlachua School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to J. J. Finley Elementary School is A.quinn Jones Center (0.7 miles away)
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