William S. Talbot Elementary School

5701 Nw 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
William S. Talbot Elementary School serves 756 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
William S. Talbot Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

William S. Talbot Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

William S. Talbot Elementary School's student population of 756 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

William S. Talbot Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of William S. Talbot Elementary School is 0.65, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#638 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
33%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
54%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 to William S. Talbot Elementary School is F. W. Buchholz High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westwood Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C. W. Norton Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gainesville F. W. Buchholz High School Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,290 students
    2.2 miles
    5510 Nw 27th Ave
    Gainesville, FL 32606
    (352) 955-6702
    2.2 9-12 2,290
  • Gainesville C. W. Norton Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
    2.3 miles
    2200 Nw 45th Ave
    Gainesville, FL 32605
    (352) 955-6765
    2.3 PK-5 644
  • Gainesville Glen Springs Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    2.3 miles
    2826 Nw 31st Ave
    Gainesville, FL 32605
    (352) 955-6708
    2.3 PK-5 456
  • Newberry Healthy Learning Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 101 students
    2.6 miles
    13505 West Newberry Rd
    Newberry, FL 32669
    (352) 372-2279
    2.6 K-5 101
  • Gainesville Westwood Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,039 student
    3.1 miles
    3215 Nw 15th Ave
    Gainesville, FL 32605
    (352) 955-6718
    3.1 6-8 1,039

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