PROFICIENCY 83% 52% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #3 of 91 in Tallahassee
  • Ranked #33 of 6284 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
54%Tallahassee
55%Florida

Gilchrist Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Leon County School District" in Tallahassee, FL. There are a total of 955 students and 63 teachers at Gilchrist Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Gilchrist Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 83.0%, which is 52% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students955
Teachers63
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Gilchrist Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
390-94%
485-89%
580-84%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All81%
385-89%
480-84%
575-79%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Gilchrist Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
White 69.5% 44.7% 40.9% 51.1%
Black 15.1% 42.7% 22.7% 15.9%
Asian 7.6% 3.5% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 5.1% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.0% 3.4% 3.2% 3.1%

Tallahassee demographics profile

StatisticTallahasseeFloridaNational
Population188,46621,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,87541091
Median age26.541.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%54%55%
Speak English88%72%79%
Speak Spanish5%21%13%

Education level achieved in Tallahassee

IndexTallahasseeFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade89.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college76.3%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.1%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters22.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.9%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Gilchrist Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.