Gum Springs Elementary School



Gum Springs Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gum Springs Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 48
K 127
1 126
2 128
3 108
4 121
5 136
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gum Springs Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jefferson, GA in the Jackson County School District. It enrolls 794 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gum Springs Elementary School is the 270th largest public school in Georgia and the 4,247th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 794
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,247th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 270th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 571st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 211th out of 1,342

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Gum Springs Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 398
(50%)
2,707
(51%)
 Female 396
(50%)
2,614
(49%)

Gum Springs Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 689
(87%)
4,174
(78%)
 Hispanic 33
(4%)
635
(12%)
 Asian 30
(4%)
118
(2%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
155
(3%)
 Black 16
(2%)
226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Gum Springs Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 530
(67%)
2,405
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 199
(25%)
2,472
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(8%)
444
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Gum Springs Elementary School is ranked 1,009th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gum Springs Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Gum Springs Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 709
2009 776
2010 777
2011 779
2012 794

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 14.5
2009 15.7
2010 15.2
2011 14.7
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.29901269393512
2009 0.30283505154639
2010 0.3011583011583
2011 0.33632862644416
2012 0.33249370277078

Compare Gum Springs Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gum Springs Elementary School
Jefferson, GA
Public PK - 05 794 15:1  
West Jackson Middle School
Jefferson, GA
Public 06 - 08 890 14.8:1 1 miles
West Jackson Primary
Braselton, GA
Public PK - 02 398 14.7:1 5 miles
Heritage Academy
Braselton, GA
Private 01 - 12 193 15:1 5 miles
West Jackson Intermediate School
Hoschton, GA
Public 03 - 05 350 15.2:1 5 miles
Holsenbeck Elementary School
Winder, GA
Public PK - 05 1,000 17.4:1 6 miles
North Jackson Elementary School
Talmo, GA
Public PK - 05 353 13.6:1 6 miles
County Line Elementary School
Winder, GA
Public PK - 05 921 15:1 6 miles
Jefferson Middle School
Jefferson, GA
Public 06 - 08 658 16.7:1 7 miles
Jefferson Academy
Jefferson, GA
Public 03 - 05 673 17.6:1 7 miles
Jefferson Elementary School
Jefferson, GA
Public PK - 02 740 15.1:1 7 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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