Gardena Elementary



Gardena Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardena Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 96
2 108
3 97
4 84
5 111
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gardena Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gardena, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 591 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gardena Elementary is the 2,312th largest public school in California and the 13,921st largest nationally. It has 22.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,921st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,312th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,081st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,769th out of 6,159

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Gardena Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 311
(53%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 280
(47%)
227,963
(49%)

Gardena Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 528
(89%)
345,197
(74%)
 Black 37
(6%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
27,887
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
1,764
(0%)
 White 3
(1%)
45,323
(10%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,939
(0%)

Gardena Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 309
(52%)
189,940
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 273
(46%)
256,262
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(2%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Gardena Elementary is ranked 3,009th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardena Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Gardena Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 820
2006 805
2007 803
2008 731
2009 680
2010 637
2011 617
2012 591

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 19.6
2007 17.8
2008 18.7
2009 21.9
2010 N/A
2011 26.2
2012 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89512195121951
2006 0.91925465838509
2007 0.90909090909091
2008 0.92886456908345
2009 0.88970588235294
2010 0.44897959183673
2011 0.19611021069692
2012 0.47715736040609

Compare Gardena Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gardena Elementary
Gardena, CA
Public KG - 05 591 22.7:1  
St Anthony'S Day Nursery
Gardena, CA
Private PK - KG 88 3:1 1 miles
Robert E. Peary Middle School
Gardena, CA
Public 06 - 08 1,653 19.3:1 1 miles
St Anthony of Padua School
Gardena, CA
Private 01 - 08 193 19:1 1 miles
Amestoy Elementary
Gardena, CA
Public KG - 05 812 23.2:1 1 miles
Ambler Avenue Elementary
Carson, CA
Public KG - 05 448 21.3:1 1 miles
Wonderland Angels Early Learning Center
Compton, CA
Private PK - KG 147 11:1 2 miles
Gardena Valley Christian School
Gardena, CA
Private KG - 08 340 15:1 2 miles
St Albert the Great Elementary School
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Private PK - 05 188 11:1 2 miles
St Albert the Great Middle School
Rancho Dominguez, CA
Private 06 - 08 97 18:1 2 miles
Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten
Gardena, CA
Private PK - KG 87 8:1 2 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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