Gilchrist Elementary School



Gilchrist Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gilchrist Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 146
1 158
2 196
3 167
4 192
5 172
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 1,048 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gilchrist Elementary School is the 158th largest public school in Florida and the 1,035th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,048
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,035th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 158th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,841st out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 261st out of 2,252

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Gilchrist Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 536
(51%)
12,666
(52%)
 Female 512
(49%)
11,862
(48%)

Gilchrist Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 688
(66%)
10,099
(41%)
 Black 172
(16%)
11,139
(45%)
 Asian 99
(9%)
920
(4%)
 Two or More 44
(4%)
973
(4%)
 Hispanic 39
(4%)
1,311
(5%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
69
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Gilchrist Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 802
(77%)
13,204
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(23%)
11,232
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
92
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Gilchrist Elementary School is ranked 1,657th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gilchrist Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.4%. 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
2013 1001
2014 1043
2015 1048

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
2013 16.1
2014 15.8
2015 16.1

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
2013 0.22377622377622
2014 0.27708533077661
2015 0.23473282442748

Compare Gilchrist Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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