Gilchrist Elementary School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,043
Best Elementary School in Florida
#49
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District LEON
Type Public
 Phone (850)487-4310
 Location 1301 TIMBERLANE RD
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32312
Charter School No

Gilchrist Elementary School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 49th in the best public elementary schools in Florida.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Gilchrist Elementary School student body is primarily White with a smaller Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White67.9%708
Black15.1%158
Hispanic3.5%37
Asian Pacific8.5%89
Native American Indian0.3%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races4.6%48

Family Income

vs. other Florida elementary schools
Upper 13%

24.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida elementary school median of 61.5%. By this measure, GILCHRIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 278th in Florida for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K18
Kindergarten158
1st Grade183
2nd Grade166
3rd Grade193
4th Grade176
5th Grade149
Total1,043

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
85%
Rank in Florida
49th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Gilchrist Elementary School scored an average 85% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 54% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.2% of Florida elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Boys85% to 89%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*70% to 79%*
Black65% to 69%*60% to 64%*
Hispanic60% to 79%*40% to 59%*
Multiracial--
White91%89%
With Disabilites50% to 59%*40% to 49%*
Limited English60% to 79%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%8
Boys1.1%6
Girls0.4%2
Florida Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%8
Boys1.1%6
Girls0.4%2

Location

Gilchrist Elementary School
1301 TIMBERLANE RD
TALLAHASSEE, FL
32312
(850)487-4310

10 out of 10 1

District

LEON
TALLAHASSEE, FL