The Alva School

Serves grades PK - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
17500 Church Ave
Alva, FL 33920
Phone
(239) 728-2494
District
LEE
County
LEE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1008
Classroom Teachers
62

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

5

(10 is best)

Better than 43.3% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

The Alva School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 31
Proficiency in Reading 30 28
Proficiency in Math 20 33

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 32
Proficiency in Reading 27 29
Proficiency in Math 22 35

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 16 33
Proficiency in Reading 19 29
Proficiency in Math 12 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 29
Proficiency in Reading 26 30
Proficiency in Math 23 27

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 33 28
Proficiency in Reading 25 29
Proficiency in Math 41 27

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 21 25
Proficiency in Reading 35 32
Proficiency in Math 7.0 18

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.26
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.12
AVG FOR STATE 15.12
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 51 5.1%
Grade 1 55 5.5%
Grade 2 75 7.4%
Grade 3 79 7.8%
Grade 4 87 8.6%
Grade 5 94 9.3%
Grade 6 184 18.3%
Grade 7 187 18.6%
Grade 8 196 19.4%
Total 1008 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.3% 42.2% 40.3%
Black 4.7% 15.0% 23.1%
Hispanic 21.6% 40.8% 33.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 1.7% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.0% 51.9% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.9% 49.3% 52.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.1% 2.7% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 700,165 20,984,400
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 863.8 385
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.6% 17.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.4% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.3% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 27.0% 19.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 264,325 7,510,882
Single Parent Households With Children 9.0% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.3% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.2% 28.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.9% 9.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.6% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 11.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.0% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.3% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.1% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 11.1% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,394 $492,520,746 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $328 $29,949,352 3.4%
Staff $467 $42,641,303 4.8%
General Administration $74 $6,756,866 0.8%
School Administration $494 $45,106,646 5.1%
Operation $937 $85,556,533 9.6%
Transportation $560 $51,133,040 5.7%
Other $197 $17,987,873 2.0%
Total Support $3,059 $279,314,231 31.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,315 $120,071,335 13.5%
Total Expenditures $9,768 $891,906,312 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,400 $15,221,833,056 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $390 $1,100,159,133 3.9%
Staff $557 $1,570,409,114 5.6%
General Administration $81 $229,141,573 0.8%
School Administration $489 $1,377,487,423 4.9%
Operation $859 $2,422,319,570 8.7%
Transportation $332 $936,173,621 3.3%
Other $234 $658,627,188 2.4%
Total Support $2,943 $8,294,539,760 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,578 $4,448,108,537 15.9%
Total Expenditures $9,921 $27,964,693,164 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%