5701 Nw 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
William S. Talbot Elementary School serves 756 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
William S. Talbot Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

William S. Talbot Elementary School's student population of 756 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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Last Day for Students
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
First Day for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

William S. Talbot Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#999 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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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 (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 756 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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