Gainesville Exploration Academy



Gainesville Exploration Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gainesville Exploration Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 193
1 136
2 192
3 173
4 136
5 134
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gainesville Exploration Academy is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, GA in the Gainesville City School District. It enrolls 964 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gainesville Exploration Academy is the 109th largest public school in Georgia and the 1,476th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 964
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,476th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 109th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,103rd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 162nd out of 1,342

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Gainesville Exploration Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 502
(52%)
2,966
(52%)
 Female 462
(48%)
2,705
(48%)

Gainesville Exploration Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 744
(77%)
3,208
(57%)
 Black 103
(11%)
1,057
(19%)
 White 55
(6%)
1,092
(19%)
 Asian 42
(4%)
180
(3%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
116
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Gainesville Exploration Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 804
(83%)
4,064
(72%)
 Not Eligible 85
(9%)
1,226
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(8%)
381
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Gainesville Exploration Academy is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gainesville Exploration Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Gainesville Exploration Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 665
2006 694
2007 768
2008 792
2009 853
2010 967
2011 874
2012 964

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 18.5
2007 14.2
2008 14.1
2009 16.2
2010 17.5
2011 16.1
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94736842105263
2006 0.94236311239193
2007 0.95182291666667
2008 0.95328282828283
2009 0.92966002344666
2010 0.93278179937952
2011 0.91189931350114
2012 0.91182572614108

Compare Gainesville Exploration Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 964 17.1:1  
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High Schools Elementary Schools

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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