1250 Ne 18th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School serves 257 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
W. A. Metcalfe Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School's student population of 257 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School is 0.24, 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 Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2993 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
33%
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Black
87%
22%
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White
6%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 257 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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