Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School
2525 School House Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608-8645
students per teacher
School Profile for Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School
Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School is an elementary school located in Gainesville, Florida
and is one of 39 elementary schools in the Alachua County Public Schools.
There are 650 students from kindergarten to 5th grade and a student/teacher ratio of 9:1.
Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School currently has a rating of 8.0 out of 10.
This score is based on students' performance on state standardized tests compared to other schools in Florida.
Read reviews of Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School from parents, students and school staff below.
Test Scores for Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School
2012 School grade
Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the FCAT. Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.
2012 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)
In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.
2013 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) (FCAT2)
In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
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