William S. Talbot Elementary School

  • William S. Talbot Elementary School serves 685 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • William S. Talbot Elementary School operates within the Alachua School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 685 students
William S. Talbot Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % William S. Talbot Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
William S. Talbot Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade William S. Talbot Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
William S. Talbot Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
10%
3%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
11%
31%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
19%
23%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
53%
40%
William S. Talbot Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
William S. Talbot Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups William S. Talbot Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.66 0.46
William S. Talbot 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.
30%
53%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
2%
5%
William S. Talbot Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alachua School District's student population of 28,579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,289 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,386 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
22
Number of Students Managed 28,579 10,184
Alachua School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $122 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $264 MM $125 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,289 $12,021
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,386 $12,230
Alachua School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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