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Alachua County School District


Alachua County School District is located close to the center of Florida. Alachua County School District has 875.02 square miles of land area and 93.79 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Alachua County School District population is 251,759. Alachua County School District median household income is $42,045 in 2010-2014. Alachua County School District median house value is $164,600 in 2010-2014. On average, Alachua County School District is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (17 out of 67, top 25%)
Elementary/Middle School: (22 out of 67, top 33%)*
Rank: #20
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:72
Population251,759 (2010-2014), rank #23
Population Growth5.34% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:259.86/sq mi, rank #22
Median Household Income:$42,045 at 2010-2014—6.86% increase since 2005-2009, rank #37
Median House Price:$164,600 at 2010-2014—-11.27% increase since 2005-2009, rank #14
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:875.02 sq mi, rank #22
Water Area:93.79 sq mi (9.68%), rank #40
County:Alachua County
City:Gainesville, Waldo, Brooker, Hawthorne, Melrose, Earleton, La Crosse, High Springs, Newberry, Archer, Micanopy, Alachua
Zip:32609, 32694, 32622, 32641, 32640, 32666, 32631, 32653, 32643, 32669, 32618, 32667, 32608, 32607, 32615, 32606, 32616, 32658, 32605, 32601, 32603, 32612
Area:Gainesville, FL
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Alachua County School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

620 East University Ave
Gainesville FL, 32601, Alachua County
Phone: 352-955-7880

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:28,15727,82627,48027,51327,78327,54628,378
English Language Learner Students:529502452436438459463
Total Teachers:1,803.891,782.961,751.821,785.731,897.502,104.501,691.00
Total Other Staff:2,448.792,452.602,109.182,180.152,277.002,286.002,300.00
Instructional Aides:545.42548.79440.31459.76505.00515.00483.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:16.7513.0015.0014.2516.0016.0017.00
Total Guidance Counselors:64.0064.0062.4064.2068.0068.0068.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:23.0024.0022.6022.6024.0024.0022.00
Secondary Guidance Counselors:35.0035.0034.8037.6040.0040.0038.00
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:47.0047.0047.5048.5048.0044.0049.00
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:29.0031.0033.5032.2532.0032.0033.00
District Administrative Support:318.08335.65312.29335.45346.00321.00315.00
School Administrators:87.0687.2688.7082.5083.0079.0081.00
School Administrative Support:134.67131.15120.41124.38130.00131.00141.00
Student Support Services:188.17186.47178.69186.90182.00177.00211.00
Other Support Services:1,018.641,008.28810.38831.96866.00899.00897.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.6115.6115.6915.4114.6413.0916.78


A. L. Mebane Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   16401 Nw 140th St, Alachua FL 32615
A.Quinn Jones/excep.Student Center Kindergarten to Grade 12   1108 Nw 7th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
Abraham Lincoln Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1001 Se 12th St, Gainesville FL 32641
Alachua Academy Grade 7 to Grade 12   3436 Ne 39th Ave, Gainesville FL 32609
Alachua County Jail Grade 6 to Grade 12   3333 Ne 39th Ave, Gainesville FL 32609
Alachua Elementary SchoolGrade 3 to Grade 5   13800 Nw 152nd Place, Alachua FL 32615
Alachua Eschool (Virtual Franchise) Grade 6 to Grade 12   620 East University Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
Alachua Learning Center , Inc. Middle Grade 6 to Grade 8   11100 West State Rd 235, Alachua FL 32615
Alachua Learning Center, Inc. ElementaryKindergarten to Grade 5   11100 West Sr 235, Alachua FL 32615
Alachua Mycroschool Of Integrated Academics And Te Grade 9 to Grade 12   2209 Nw 13th St, Gainesville FL 32609
Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center Grade 6 to Grade 12   3436 Ne 39th Ave, Gainesville FL 32609
Alachua Virtual Instruction Program Kindergarten to Grade 12   620 East University Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
Alachua Virtual Instruction Program (District Prov Prekindergarten to Grade 5   620 East University Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
Amikids Grade 6 to Grade 12   6815 Sw Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
Archer ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   14533 Sw 170th St, Archer FL 32618
C. W. Norton Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2200 Nw 45th Ave, Gainesville FL 32605
Caring & Sharing Learning School Kindergarten to Grade 6   1951 Se 4th St, Gainesville FL 32641
Character Counts Center Kindergarten to Grade 6   1108 Nw 7th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
Charles W. Duval Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   2106 Ne 8th Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
Chester Shell Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   21633 Se 65th Ave, Hawthorne FL 32640
Eastside High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   1201 Se 43rd St, Gainesville FL 32641
Einstein Montessori SchoolGrade 2 to Grade 8   5910 Sw Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
Expressions Learning Arts AcademyKindergarten to Grade 5   5408 Sw 13th St, Gainesville FL 32608
F. W. Buchholz High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   5510 Nw 27th Ave, Gainesville FL 32606
Fearnside Family Services Center Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   3600 Ne 15th St, Gainesville FL 32609
Fort Clarke Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   9301 Nw 23rd Ave, Gainesville FL 32606
Gainesville High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   1900 Nw 13th St, Gainesville FL 32609
Genesis Preparatory SchoolKindergarten to Grade 3   207 Nw 23rd Ave, Gainesville FL 32609
Glen Springs Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2826 Nw 31st Ave, Gainesville FL 32605
Hawthorne Middle/High SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 12   21403 Se 69th Ave, Hawthorne FL 32640
Healthy Learning Academy Charter School Kindergarten to Grade 5   2101 Nw 39th Ave, Gainesville FL 32605
Hidden Oak Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2100 Fort Clarke Blvd, Gainesville FL 32606
High Springs Community SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 8   1015 North Main St, High Springs FL 32643
Hoggetowne Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1717 Ne 9 St, Gainesville FL 32609
Horizon Center. Alternative School Grade 6 to Grade 12   2802 Ne 8th Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
Hospital Homebound Prekindergarten to Grade 12   1817 East University Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
Howard W. Bishop Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1901 Ne 9th St, Gainesville FL 32609
Idylwild Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4601 Sw 20th Ter, Gainesville FL 32608
J. J. Finley Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1912 Nw 5th Ave, Gainesville FL 32603
Joseph Williams Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1245 Se 7th Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
Kanapaha Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   5005 Sw 75th St, Gainesville FL 32608
Kimball Wiles Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4601 Sw 75th St, Gainesville FL 32608
Lake Forest Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4401 Se 4th Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
Lawton M. Chiles Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2525 School House Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
Littlewood Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   812 Nw 34th St, Gainesville FL 32605
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   3500 Ne 15th St, Gainesville FL 32609
Meadowbrook Elementary School Prekindergarten to Grade 5   11525 Nw 39th Ave, Gainesville FL 32606
Micanopy Area Cooperative School, Inc.Prekindergarten to Grade 5   802 Nw Seminary Ave, Micanopy FL 32667
Micanopy Middle School, Inc.Grade 6 to Grade 9   708 Nw Okehumpkee, Micanopy FL 32667
Myra Terwilliger Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   301 Nw 62nd St, Gainesville FL 32607
Newberry Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 4   25705 Sw 15th Ave, Newberry FL 32669
Newberry High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   400 Sw 258th St, Newberry FL 32669
Oak View Middle SchoolGrade 5 to Grade 8   1203 Sw 250th St, Newberry FL 32669
One Room Middle School Grade 6 to Grade 8   4180 Ne 15th St, Gainesville FL 32609
Pace Grade 6 to Grade 12   1010 Se 4th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
Prairie View Academy Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   1700 Se 35th Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 12   3000 East University Ave, Gainesville FL 32641
Santa Fe High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   16213 Nw Us Hwy 441, Alachua FL 32615
Siatech Gainesville Grade 9 to Grade 12   5301 Ne 40th Ter, Gainesville FL 32609
Sidney Lanier Center Prekindergarten to Grade 12   312 Nw 16th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601
Stephen Foster Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3800 Nw 6th St, Gainesville FL 32609
Sweetwater Branch AcademyGrade 6 to Grade 8   1000 Ne 16th Ave Bldg C, Gainesville FL 32601
Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School Kindergarten to Grade 5   1000 Ne 16th Ave Bldg D, Gainesville FL 32601
The One Room School House ProjectPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4180 Ne 15th St, Gainesville FL 32609
W. A. Metcalfe Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1250 Ne 18th Ave, Gainesville FL 32609
W. W. Irby Elementary School Prekindergarten to Grade 2   13505 Nw 140th St, Alachua FL 32615
Waldo Community SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   14450 Ne 148th Ter, Waldo FL 32694
Westwood Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   3215 Nw 15th Ave, Gainesville FL 32605
Wiles Head Start Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   4556 Sw 75th St, Gainesville FL 32608
William S. Talbot Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5701 Nw 43rd St, Gainesville FL 32653

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
EOC Test
2012Algebra 1End of courseMean Scaled Score408402
2013Algebra 1End of courseMean Scaled Score411406
2013Biology 1End of courseMean Scaled Score411404
2013GeometryEnd of courseMean Scaled Score411403
2004Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score325323
2005Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score322322
2006Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score327324
2007Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score325323
2008Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score328327
2009Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score328327
2010Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score333331
2011Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score333329
2004Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score305300
2005Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score300296
2006Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score303298
2007Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score307300
2008Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score312306
2009Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score312305
2010Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score318310
2011Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score315309
2012Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score248244
2013Reading10th GradeMean Scaled Score249246
2006Science11th GradeMean Scaled Score308298
2007Science11th GradeMean Scaled Score312302
2008Science11th GradeMean Scaled Score307304
2009Science11th GradeMean Scaled Score305303
2010Science11th GradeMean Scaled Score309306
2011Science11th GradeMean Scaled Score312307
2007Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score331328
2008Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score332333
2009Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score343337
2010Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score343337
2011Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score338337
2012Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score202202
2013Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score203201
2007Reading3rd GradeMean Scaled Score315309
2008Reading3rd GradeMean Scaled Score314313
2009Reading3rd GradeMean Scaled Score317313
2010Reading3rd GradeMean Scaled Score320314
2011Reading3rd GradeMean Scaled Score317314
2012Reading3rd GradeMean Scaled Score202201
2013Reading3rd GradeMean Scaled Score203201
2004Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score315312
2005Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score311312
2006Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score320318
2007Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score322319
2008Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score326324
2009Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score330330
2010Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score336330
2011Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score335331
2012Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score214215
2013Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score216215
2004Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score326318
2005Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score320319
2006Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score318314
2007Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score319316
2008Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score320319
2009Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score325324
2010Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score325323
2011Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score329323
2012Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score213213
2013Reading4th GradeMean Scaled Score213212
2007Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score333332
2008Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score335333
2009Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score332335
2010Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score338336
2011Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score341336
2012Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score224222
2013Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score221221
2007Reading5th GradeMean Scaled Score314310
2008Reading5th GradeMean Scaled Score308305
2009Reading5th GradeMean Scaled Score309311
2010Reading5th GradeMean Scaled Score311310
2011Reading5th GradeMean Scaled Score314310
2012Reading5th GradeMean Scaled Score222221
2013Reading5th GradeMean Scaled Score221220
2006Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score306299
2007Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score311306
2008Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score313310
2009Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score315314
2010Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score324318
2011Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score327322
2012Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score335322
2013Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score205201
2004Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score298301
2005Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score303305
2006Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score315312
2007Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score307307
2008Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score309313
2009Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score314316
2010Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score314319
2011Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score322319
2012Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score229227
2013Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score228226
2004Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score301297
2005Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score302299
2006Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score314311
2007Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score308306
2008Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score313310
2009Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score313313
2010Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score311315
2011Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score315315
2012Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score227225
2013Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score227225
2007Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score314312
2008Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score314315
2009Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score311314
2010Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score312314
2011Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score312314
2012Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score236236
2013Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score234235
2007Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score317313
2008Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score320315
2009Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score320318
2010Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score323322
2011Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score324322
2012Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score233231
2013Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score232231
2004Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score316311
2005Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score311313
2006Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score313314
2007Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score320318
2008Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score328324
2009Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score323322
2010Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score325324
2011Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score329325
2012Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score244243
2013Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score234240
2004Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score301295
2005Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score298297
2006Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score300299
2007Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score304303
2008Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score315310
2009Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score312312
2010Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score312312
2011Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score317313
2012Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score238237
2013Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score238237
2006Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score297289
2007Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score306298
2008Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score317305
2009Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score307305
2010Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score314310
2011Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score318315
2012Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score319316
2013Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score202200
2007Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score304302
2008Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score312309
2009Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score320313
2010Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score314311
2007Reading9th GradeMean Scaled Score313308
2008Reading9th GradeMean Scaled Score321313
2009Reading9th GradeMean Scaled Score325316
2010Reading9th GradeMean Scaled Score323317
2011Reading9th GradeMean Scaled Score323317
2012Reading9th GradeMean Scaled Score243240
2013Reading9th GradeMean Scaled Score243240

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$252,314,000$9,182 $282,450,000$10,266 $281,318,000$10,126 
Total Expenditures:$273,966,000$9,970 $274,653,000$9,983 $263,571,000$9,487 
Total Current Expenditures:$237,189,000$8,631 $250,473,000$9,104 $241,910,000$8,707 
Instructional Expenditures:$131,371,000$4,78155.4%$138,173,000$5,02255.2%$134,603,000$4,84555.6%
Student and Staff Support:$35,020,000$1,27414.8%$38,745,000$1,40815.5%$36,586,000$1,31715.1%
Operations, Food, Other:$49,681,000$1,80820.9%$50,675,000$1,84220.2%$48,856,000$1,75820.2%
Total Capital Outlay:$29,710,000$1,081 $16,765,000$609 $14,020,000$505 
Construction:$23,563,000$857 $11,068,000$402 $9,277,000$334 
Total Other:$3,889,000$142 $3,981,000$145 $3,550,000$128 
Interest on Debt:$3,178,000$116 $3,434,000$125 $4,091,000$147 
Total Salary:$140,723,000$5,121 $146,663,000$5,331 $143,954,000$5,181 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$79,848,000$2,90656.7%$83,233,000$3,02556.8%$82,752,000$2,97957.5%
Other Salary:$60,875,000$2,21543.3%$63,430,000$2,30543.2%$61,202,000$2,20342.5%
Total Benefit:$38,662,000$1,407 $47,128,000$1,713 $44,391,000$1,598 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$21,372,000$77855.3%$26,145,000$95055.5%$24,817,000$89355.9%
Other Benefit:$17,290,000$62944.7%$20,983,000$76344.5%$19,574,000$70544.1%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:50.7%50.4%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:49.3%49.3%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:13.0 years15.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:35.7%27.9%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:14.8%15.9%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:18.4%21.2%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:21.5%24.6%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:9.6%10.4%
Mean Base Salary:$39,379.0$36,786.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$32,132.0$30,152.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$35,352.0$32,560.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$39,576.0$36,881.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$48,349.0$44,972.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$53,201.0$50,693.0

* Alachua County School District was rated 4 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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