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  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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About

102 S Court Street
Florence, AL 35630
About Florence City Schools...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
8
Students
4,254
From Florence City Schools

At Florence City Schools (FCS) our mission is to create an environment that empowers students to explore, create, challenge, innovate, and lead. We believe learning is the primary purpose of everything we do as a school district. FCS believes all students, teachers, and administrators can grow, succeed, and reach their full potential by being engaged in the learning process. We believe our school district’s relationships with students, their families, and our community partners are crucial to everyone’s success. FCS believes our school district must use innovative approaches to meet the needs of our diverse population. And, we believe in a school culture in which students feel safe to learn.

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Florence City Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1200
24 responses
Average ACT
25
298 responses

Preparing FCS Students for Tomorrow...Today!

Florence City Schools (FCS) is listed in the Top 6% of school districts in the United States. FCS takes pride in everything we offer students, beginning with our one-to-one technology initiative ensures that all kindergarten through twelfth-grade students has their own laptop or tablet. Seventy percent of FCS teachers have advanced degrees.

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,254
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.8%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,226
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.2%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$12,872 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    6%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$40,526
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$643
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$142,400
National
$217,500

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