Gordon Parks Academy



Gordon Parks Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gordon Parks Academy Students by Grade
PK 1
K 79
1 56
2 58
3 61
4 70
5 57
6 34
7 50
8 30
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gordon Parks Academy is a public elementary school located in Wichita, KS in the Wichita School District. It enrolls 496 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gordon Parks Academy is the 105th largest public school in Kansas and the 21,889th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 496
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,889th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 105th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 348th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 64th out of 692

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Gordon Parks Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 252
(51%)
17,358
(49%)
 Male 244
(49%)
18,402
(51%)

Gordon Parks Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 357
(72%)
6,405
(18%)
 Two or More 54
(11%)
3,124
(9%)
 Hispanic 46
(9%)
11,848
(33%)
 White 32
(6%)
12,327
(34%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
1,558
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
437
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
61
(0%)

Gordon Parks Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(85%)
25,157
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(8%)
3,292
(9%)
 Not Eligible 34
(7%)
7,311
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Gordon Parks Academy is ranked 30th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gordon Parks Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) 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.

Gordon Parks Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 353
2009 377
2010 365
2011 358
2012 496

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 38
2009 N/A
2010 14.4
2011 13.2
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.86968838526912
2009 0.82493368700265
2010 0.86301369863014
2011 0.87709497206704
2012 0.93145161290323

Compare Gordon Parks Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 93.1%
 

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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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