Gate City Elementary School



Gate City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gate City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 83
1 87
2 88
3 72
4 80
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gate City Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 507 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gate City Elementary School is the 360th largest public school in Alabama and the 21,215th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,215th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 360th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 659th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 419th out of 782

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Gate City Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 270
(53%)
10,067
(51%)
 Female 237
(47%)
9,543
(49%)

Gate City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 489
(96%)
17,982
(92%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
1,205
(6%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
126
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
17
(0%)
 White 2
(0%)
239
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Gate City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 405
(80%)
12,637
(64%)
 Not Eligible 102
(20%)
6,973
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Gate City Elementary School is ranked 136th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gate City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Gate City Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 180
2006 167
2007 156
2008 365
2009 338
2010 384
2011 471
2012 471
2013 468
2014 463
2015 507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 10.8
2007 14.9
2008 14.5
2009 15
2010 19.7
2011 19.2
2012 16
2013 17.3
2014 18.2
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96111111111111
2006 0.95209580838323
2007 0.92307692307692
2008 0.93150684931507
2009 0.94674556213018
2010 0.6953125
2011 0.96390658174098
2012 0.89808917197452
2013 0.93589743589744
2014 0.83585313174946
2015 0.79881656804734

Compare Gate City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 79.9%
 

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Gate City Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 507 19.1:1  
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Private 02 - 12 62 4:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 202 13:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 445 11:1 2 miles
Irondale Comm School
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Public 03 - 05 378 19.1:1 2 miles
Barrett Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 406 17.7:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 68 6:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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