Martha Gaskins Middle School



Martha Gaskins Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Martha Gaskins Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 108
7 114
8 117
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Martha Gaskins Middle School is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 339 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 339
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18

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Martha Gaskins Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 175
(52%)
9,148
(49%)
 Male 164
(48%)
9,394
(51%)

Martha Gaskins Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 316
(93%)
17,427
(94%)
 Hispanic 13
(4%)
784
(4%)
 White 7
(2%)
182
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
45
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
92
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Martha Gaskins Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(91%)
15,650
(84%)
 Not Eligible 16
(5%)
2,334
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
558
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Martha Gaskins Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Martha Gaskins Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 503
2006 513
2007 364
2008 369
2009 391
2010 367
2011 357
2012 339

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.7
2007 14.7
2008 16.7
2009 23
2010 20
2011 19.8
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79324055666004
2006 0.81286549707602
2007 0.84615384615385
2008 0.84281842818428
2009 0.8772378516624
2010 0.78201634877384
2011 0.9187675070028
2012 0.95280235988201

Compare Martha Gaskins Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 95.3%
 

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Public 06 - 09 339 18.8:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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