Gateway Charter Elementary School



Gateway Charter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gateway Charter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 222
1 228
2 242
3 223
4 233
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gateway Charter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Myers, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 1,148 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gateway Charter Elementary School is the 86th largest public school in Florida and the 557th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,148
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 557th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 86th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,166th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 334th out of 2,205

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Gateway Charter Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 576
(50%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 572
(50%)
29,739
(48%)

Gateway Charter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 440
(38%)
27,366
(44%)
 Hispanic 414
(36%)
22,097
(36%)
 Black 245
(21%)
9,391
(15%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
981
(2%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
1,534
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
112
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)

Gateway Charter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 600
(52%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 455
(40%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(8%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Gateway Charter Elementary School is ranked 169th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gateway Charter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Gateway Charter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1541
2006 1468
2007 1480
2008 899
2009 984
2010 1037
2011 1142
2012 1148

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.6
2007 18.9
2008 15.4
2009 18.2
2010 21.2
2011 18.4
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.028552887735237
2006 0.023160762942779
2007 0.030405405405405
2008 0.07119021134594
2009 0.17784552845528
2010 0.49855351976856
2011 0.57355516637478
2012 0.60365853658537

Compare Gateway Charter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.4%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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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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