Katherine Finchy Elementary School

  • Katherine Finchy Elementary School serves 651 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Katherine Finchy Elementary School operates within the Palm Springs Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students651 students
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Katherine Finchy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeKatherine Finchy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
4%
11%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
57%
54%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
8%
6%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
26%
24%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsKatherine Finchy Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.600.64
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
50%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
9%
Katherine Finchy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Palm Springs Unified School District's student population of 23,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,515 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,934 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NamePalm Springs Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
4
Number of Students Managed23,2401,597
Palm Springs Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$248 MM$17 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$258 MM$18 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,515$10,238
Palm Springs Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,934$10,739
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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