J. Finley Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1912 Nw 5 Th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32603
Phone
(352) 955-6705
District
ALACHUA
County
ALACHUA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
645
Classroom Teachers
48

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Florida

4

(10 is best)

Better than 37.5% of FL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

J. Finley Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
61%
52%
58%
52%
63%
52%
61%
52%
58%
52%
63%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
47%
62%
47%
59%
47%
64%
47%
62%
47%
59%
47%
64%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
58%
47%
57%
57%
60%
52%
58%
47%
57%
57%
60%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
13
18
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 1 0.2%
Kindergarten 95 14.7%
Grade 1 105 16.3%
Grade 2 108 16.7%
Grade 3 118 18.3%
Grade 4 111 17.2%
Grade 5 107 16.6%
Total 645 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 41.8% 45.6% 38.7%
Black 23.8% 36.5% 22.5%
Hispanic 26.2% 12.0% 35.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.0% 5.5% 2.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.6% 46.3% 54.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.9% 44.3% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 1.9% 5.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 265,443 21,477,737
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 274.0 394
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.5% 16.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 41.6% 31.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.9% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 13.7% 20.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 97,995 7,736,311
Single Parent Households With Children 7.8% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.6% 88.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 43.3% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.5% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.9% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.9% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.4% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.2% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.0% 15.0%
$15,000 or less 17.0% 10.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,208 $155,012,000 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $505 $15,026,000 5.1%
Staff $631 $18,769,000 6.4%
General Administration $104 $3,095,000 1.1%
School Administration $523 $15,552,000 5.3%
Operation $1,042 $31,007,000 10.6%
Transportation $376 $11,200,000 3.8%
Other $258 $7,689,000 2.6%
Total Support $3,438 $102,338,000 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,193 $35,520,000 12.1%
Total Expenditures $9,840 $292,870,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,693 $16,242,077,000 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $410 $1,168,509,000 3.9%
Staff $560 $1,598,875,000 5.4%
General Administration $86 $245,327,000 0.8%
School Administration $505 $1,439,768,000 4.8%
Operation $898 $2,562,551,000 8.6%
Transportation $356 $1,016,052,000 3.4%
Other $241 $688,912,000 2.3%
Total Support $3,057 $8,719,994,000 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,717 $4,898,903,000 16.4%
Total Expenditures $10,467 $29,860,974,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%