Gauger-Cobbs Middle School



Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 400
7 361
8 409
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gauger-Cobbs Middle School is a public elementary school located in Newark, DE in the Christina School District. It enrolls 1,170 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,170
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 71

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Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 592
(51%)
6,778
(52%)
 Female 578
(49%)
6,259
(48%)

Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 471
(40%)
5,058
(39%)
 White 436
(37%)
4,470
(34%)
 Hispanic 209
(18%)
2,547
(20%)
 Asian 37
(3%)
556
(4%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
350
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
40
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
16
(0%)

Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 616
(53%)
7,427
(57%)
 Not Eligible 452
(39%)
4,807
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 102
(9%)
803
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gauger-Cobbs Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.7%. 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.

Gauger-Cobbs Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1074
2006 976
2007 899
2008 1143
2009 1169
2010 1260
2011 1158
2012 1170

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.1
2007 15.2
2008 15.9
2009 16.7
2010 16.6
2011 15.9
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39478584729981
2006 0.42213114754098
2007 0.45828698553949
2008 0.49431321084864
2009 0.55859709153122
2010 0.57222222222222
2011 0.58376511226252
2012 0.61367521367521

Compare Gauger-Cobbs Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 61.4%
 

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Public 06 - 08 1,170 16.5:1  
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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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