Gertrude Walker Elementary



Gertrude Walker Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gertrude Walker Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 61
2 65
3 51
4 49
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gertrude Walker Elementary is a public elementary school located in Garden City, KS in the Garden City School District. It enrolls 291 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gertrude Walker Elementary is the 412th largest public school in Kansas and the 41,984th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 291
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,984th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 412th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 154th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 284th out of 692

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Gertrude Walker Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 158
(54%)
1,769
(48%)
 Male 133
(46%)
1,879
(52%)

Gertrude Walker Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 200
(69%)
2,634
(72%)
 Asian 46
(16%)
189
(5%)
 White 38
(13%)
728
(20%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Gertrude Walker Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(76%)
2,365
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(12%)
505
(14%)
 Not Eligible 35
(12%)
778
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Gertrude Walker Elementary is ranked 156th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gertrude Walker Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Gertrude Walker Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 270
2006 316
2007 323
2008 314
2009 285
2010 286
2011 292
2012 291

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.9
2007 14.6
2008 13.8
2009 12
2010 12.1
2011 11.9
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83333333333333
2006 0.69303797468354
2007 0.73374613003096
2008 0.81210191082803
2009 0.8140350877193
2010 0.87062937062937
2011 0.86301369863014
2012 0.87972508591065

Compare Gertrude Walker Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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Public KG - 04 291 12:1  
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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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