Gate City Elementary School



Gate City Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gate City Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 101
1 86
2 86
3 77
4 58
5 63
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 471 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gate City Elementary School is the 390th largest public school in Alabama and the 24,317th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 471
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,317th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 390th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 664th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 486th out of 783

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Gate City Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 248
(53%)
9,148
(49%)
 Male 223
(47%)
9,394
(51%)

Gate City Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 462
(98%)
17,427
(94%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
92
(0%)
 White 3
(1%)
182
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
784
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gate City Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 419
(89%)
15,650
(84%)
 Not Eligible 48
(10%)
2,334
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
558
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Gate City Elementary School is ranked 166th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gate City Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. 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

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

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

Compare Gate City Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 89.8%
 

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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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