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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
1033
Classroom Teachers
64

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

6

(10 is best)

Better than 52.4% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 60
Proficiency in Reading 62 58
Proficiency in Math 63 63

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 61
Proficiency in Reading 52 58
Proficiency in Math 59 64

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 58
Proficiency in Reading 52 56
Proficiency in Math 44 60

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 54
Proficiency in Reading 53 54
Proficiency in Math 56 54

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 53
Proficiency in Reading 51 52
Proficiency in Math 64 53

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 50
Proficiency in Reading 56 56
Proficiency in Math 64.0 43

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.27
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.92
AVG FOR STATE 17.31
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 53 5.1%
Grade 1 71 6.9%
Grade 2 71 6.9%
Grade 3 64 6.2%
Grade 4 91 8.8%
Grade 5 88 8.5%
Grade 6 191 18.5%
Grade 7 209 20.2%
Grade 8 195 18.9%
Total 1033 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 69.6% 39.6% 39.1%
Black 3.9% 14.6% 22.7%
Hispanic 26.1% 43.7% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 1.8% 2.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.9% 48.7% 55.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.6% 45.1% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 3.6% 5.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 718,679 21,299,325
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 886.6 391
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 5.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.4% 17.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.3% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.1% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 27.6% 19.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 271,861 7,621,760
Single Parent Households With Children 8.6% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.0% 88.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.8% 29.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.8% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.6% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.9% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.9% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.0% 15.9%
$15,000 or less 10.4% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,424 $502,728,864 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $337 $31,235,182 3.2%
Staff $494 $45,786,884 4.7%
General Administration $81 $7,507,566 0.8%
School Administration $517 $47,918,662 4.9%
Operation $989 $91,666,454 9.3%
Transportation $592 $54,870,112 5.6%
Other $213 $19,742,118 2.0%
Total Support $3,224 $298,819,664 30.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,957 $181,386,502 18.5%
Total Expenditures $10,605 $982,935,030 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,518 $15,680,419,620 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $393 $1,115,927,502 3.9%
Staff $562 $1,597,036,017 5.5%
General Administration $82 $233,184,247 0.8%
School Administration $499 $1,416,837,032 4.9%
Operation $863 $2,452,400,846 8.5%
Transportation $345 $980,412,168 3.4%
Other $230 $654,234,812 2.3%
Total Support $2,974 $8,449,491,174 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,686 $4,789,826,724 16.6%
Total Expenditures $10,178 $28,920,342,915 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%