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  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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Florence City Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Florence, AL. It has 4,519 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.
Address
102 S. Court Street
Florence, AL 35630
Telephone
(256) 768-3016

Florence City Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1220
15 responses
Average ACT
25
177 responses
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Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,519
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,067
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$55,074,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,537/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    6%

Florence City Schools Reviews

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The faculty and staff in Florence City are amazing! They genuinely care about the students AND each other. As someone with experience in neighboring school systems, this was very refreshing.
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Florence High School might not have the most enthusiastic students or staff, but the school is a breeding ground for success when it comes to extra curricular activities. Not only does FHS offer internships at local businesses for students interested in certain fields, FHS offers a mind boggling amount of fine arts courses. At Florence High School any aspiring student with enough willpower and drive has the ability to thrive in both educational environments and professional environments.
The thing I love the most about Florence City Schools is the fact that they give students a tremendous amount of opportunities to get real world experience - and even pay - while in high school. There are not many public high schools who can claim to have a fine arts academy, culinary program, tv production program with a newsroom studio, and many more offerings. The things I would change at Florence are making sure that teachers who may have real life experience in their field are still qualified to teach, and I would also try to push for more success across the board.