Gilchrist Elementary School



Gilchrist Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gilchrist Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 143
1 170
2 154
3 150
4 154
5 154
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gilchrist Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tallahassee, FL in the Leon School District. It enrolls 943 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gilchrist Elementary School is the 196th largest public school in Florida and the 1,676th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 943
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,676th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 196th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,848th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 334th out of 2,205

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Gilchrist Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 488
(52%)
12,762
(52%)
 Female 455
(48%)
11,935
(48%)

Gilchrist Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 645
(68%)
10,787
(44%)
 Black 155
(16%)
10,932
(44%)
 Asian 71
(8%)
896
(4%)
 Two or More 35
(4%)
837
(3%)
 Hispanic 33
(3%)
1,160
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Gilchrist Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 739
(78%)
12,113
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 162
(17%)
11,659
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(4%)
925
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Gilchrist Elementary School is ranked 1,700th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gilchrist Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gilchrist Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 884
2006 877
2007 857
2008 844
2009 881
2010 890
2011 910
2012 943

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.9
2007 13.9
2008 12.8
2009 15.9
2010 15.6
2011 15.4
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15610859728507
2006 0.17217787913341
2007 0.14585764294049
2008 0.16469194312796
2009 0.19069239500568
2010 0.21123595505618
2011 0.23736263736264
2012 0.21633085896076

Compare Gilchrist Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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