Joseph Williams Elementary School

  • Joseph Williams Elementary School serves 628 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Joseph Williams Elementary School's student population of 628 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph Williams Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph Williams Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1490 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joseph Williams Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joseph Williams Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
32%
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Black
75%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Joseph Williams Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
11%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph Williams Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.420.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joseph Williams Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlachua School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Joseph Williams Elementary School is Pace (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Abraham Lincoln Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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