Gateway Elementary School



Gateway Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gateway Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 132
1 132
2 114
3 110
4 90
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gateway Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Myers, FL in the Lee School District. It enrolls 682 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gateway Elementary School is the 849th largest public school in Florida and the 8,488th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 682
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,488th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 849th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 885th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 753rd out of 2,205

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Gateway Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 361
(53%)
31,800
(52%)
 Female 321
(47%)
29,739
(48%)

Gateway Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 306
(45%)
27,366
(44%)
 Hispanic 213
(31%)
22,097
(36%)
 Black 128
(19%)
9,391
(15%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
1,534
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
981
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
112
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Gateway Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 354
(52%)
37,390
(61%)
 Not Eligible 279
(41%)
19,512
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(7%)
4,637
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Gateway Elementary School is ranked 1,008th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gateway Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.1%) 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 930
2006 838
2007 740
2008 707
2009 652
2010 678
2011 672
2012 682

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.5
2007 14.8
2008 15.2
2009 15.2
2010 15.2
2011 15.1
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49139784946237
2006 0.49284009546539
2007 0.51486486486486
2008 0.53465346534653
2009 0.5920245398773
2010 0.57669616519174
2011 0.60267857142857
2012 0.59090909090909

Compare Gateway Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.1%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 682 13.9:1  
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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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