Gardner-Strong Elementary School



Gardner-Strong Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardner-Strong Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 47
1 25
2 28
3 34
4 22
5 30
6 33
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gardner-Strong Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Strong, AR in the Strong-Huttig School District. It enrolls 237 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gardner-Strong Elementary School is the 474th largest public school in Arkansas and the 46,038th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,038th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 474th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 44th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 424th out of 555

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Gardner-Strong Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 136
(57%)
136
(57%)
 Female 101
(43%)
101
(43%)

Gardner-Strong Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 133
(56%)
133
(56%)
 White 87
(37%)
87
(37%)
 Hispanic 13
(5%)
13
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gardner-Strong Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 182
(77%)
182
(77%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(13%)
30
(13%)
 Not Eligible 25
(11%)
25
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Gardner-Strong Elementary School is ranked 368th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardner-Strong Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.5%) 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-Strong Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 226
2006 216
2007 181
2008 237
2009 236
2010 242
2011 238
2012 237

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 10.8
2007 9
2008 9.9
2009 11.6
2010 10.5
2011 10.1
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6283185840708
2006 0.83796296296296
2007 0.77900552486188
2008 0.79324894514768
2009 0.86440677966102
2010 0.85537190082645
2011 0.86974789915966
2012 0.89451476793249

Compare Gardner-Strong Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 89.5%
 

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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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