Gardner Magnet School



Gardner Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardner Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 78
2 91
3 86
4 75
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gardner Magnet School is a public elementary school located in Hot Springs, AR in the Hot Springs School District. It enrolls 436 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gardner Magnet School is the 250th largest public school in Arkansas and the 27,919th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,919th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 250th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 403rd out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 306th out of 555

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Gardner Magnet School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 234
(54%)
1,253
(52%)
 Female 202
(46%)
1,173
(48%)

Gardner Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 208
(48%)
1,020
(42%)
 Black 127
(29%)
855
(35%)
 Hispanic 66
(15%)
355
(15%)
 Two or More 31
(7%)
160
(7%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Gardner Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 356
(82%)
1,749
(72%)
 Not Eligible 47
(11%)
524
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(8%)
153
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Gardner Magnet School is ranked 109th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardner Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 65.0%. 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.

Gardner Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 596
2006 542
2007 552
2008 528
2009 442
2010 429
2011 407
2012 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 15.9
2007 17.2
2008 17
2009 14.2
2010 14.8
2011 15.1
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80872483221477
2006 0.86162361623616
2007 0.81159420289855
2008 0.84090909090909
2009 0.87330316742081
2010 0.88811188811189
2011 0.84029484029484
2012 0.89220183486239

Compare Gardner Magnet School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 89.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gardner Magnet School
Hot Springs, AR
Public KG - 04 436 16.8:1  
Gospel Light Christian School
Hot Springs, AR
Private PK - 12 106 6:1 2 miles
St John Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 113 6:1 2 miles
Oaklawn Magnet School
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Public KG - 04 606 16.8:1 2 miles
Hot Springs Intermediate School
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Public 05 - 06 554 14.4:1 2 miles
Park Magnet School
Hot Springs, AR
Public KG - 04 277 16.3:1 2 miles
St Luke' S Episcopal Day School
Hot Springs, AR
Private PK - 02 95 4:1 3 miles
Langston Magnet School
Hot Springs, AR
Public PK - 04 411 15.8:1 3 miles
Lakeside Middle School
Hot Springs, AR
Public 05 - 07 728 17.4:1 3 miles
Summit School
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Public KG - 12 142 4.4:1 4 miles
Lakeside Intermediate School
Hot Springs, AR
Public 02 - 04 698 16.8:1 6 miles
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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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