Alachua Elementary School

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13800 Nw 152nd Pl

Alachua, FL 32615

(386) 462-1841

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Grades: 3 - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 350

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Alachua Elementary School

My son is in third grade and absolutely loves his teacher and his school. This school offers a great community environment. The communication between the school and parents is top notch. This is possibly one of the best elementary schools in the district!

Posted by a parent on 03/21/14

This is a wonderful school! The students are exceptionally respectful with great manners and the staff are the same. The teachers communicate with parents and work with students well. My son and I are very happy with this school and it's much better than the school we came from in SWFL, which is an ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/10

The teachers and couselors are wonderful. My grandson was under performing as he entered 3rd grade and by the time he took the FCATs he reached expectation and > 5th grade math.The family helped, we monitored him and he was tutored by school system. He worked hard. Would not have happened without the ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/12/09

My son, Logan, transferred from Glen Springs Elementary to Alachua Elementary for his 5th grade year. We couldn't have been more pleased or happier with this school. The teachers are all hands on and so very friendly, caring and helpful. It reminds me so much of the elementary school I attended as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/08

Not a great school. Low FCAT scores, Principal not concerned with acedemics.

Posted by a parent on 04/26/07

I am very impressed with Alachua Elem. My son has moderate ADHD, and his previous schools always looked at him as a problem or an issure rather than as a little boy. Here he has been welcomed and loved and treated with dignity and respect. He is flourishing and doing great. We nolonger get notes home ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/06

I have interned at Alachua Elementary for both my pre-internship and full-internship while a undergrad and graduate student at the University of Florida. I have volunteered at many Gainesville schools, and Alachua is my top pick! The overall environment of the school, the commununity of the students ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/10/05

Very caring teachers. Excellent computer training. Lacking in extracurricular activities. Communication with parents is not timely which adds further stressors to professional parents whose schedules are not flexible on a daily basis

Posted by a parent on 07/14/04

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Test scores for Alachua Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Alachua Elementary School
Alachua County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 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, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. 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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Alachua schools — Alachua Elementary School is located at 13800 Nw 152nd Pl, Alachua FL 32615. 13800 Nw 152nd Pl is in the 32615 ZIP code in Alachua, FL The school district for Alachua Elementary School is the Alachua County Public Schools. Alachua Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels 3 - 5.
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