Gardner Elementary School



Gardner Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardner Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 184
5 234
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gardner Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waterloo, IL in the Waterloo Community Unit School District 5. It enrolls 418 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gardner Elementary School is the 1,132nd largest public school in Illinois and the 29,757th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 418
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,757th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,132nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,027th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,492nd out of 2,345

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Gardner Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 228
(55%)
977
(52%)
 Female 190
(45%)
914
(48%)

Gardner Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 396
(95%)
1,806
(96%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
34
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gardner Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 372
(89%)
1,744
(92%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 46
(11%)
147
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gardner Elementary School is ranked 2,207th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardner Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Gardner Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 402
2011 429
2012 418

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 20.1
2011 19.5
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.2089552238806
2011 0.21678321678322
2012 0.11004784688995

Compare Gardner Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.0%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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