Gardendale Elementary School



Gardendale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardendale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 146
1 177
2 151
3 196
4 154
5 147
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gardendale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gardendale, AL in the Jefferson County School District. It enrolls 971 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gardendale Elementary School is the 31st largest public school in Alabama and the 1,584th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 971
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,584th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 31st out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 623rd out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 41st out of 782

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Gardendale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 507
(52%)
13,054
(52%)
 Female 464
(48%)
12,284
(48%)

Gardendale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 686
(71%)
11,186
(44%)
 Black 235
(24%)
11,506
(45%)
 Hispanic 32
(3%)
2,309
(9%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
143
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
38
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
139
(1%)

Gardendale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 683
(70%)
11,507
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 271
(28%)
12,473
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(2%)
1,358
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Gardendale Elementary School is ranked 311th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardendale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Gardendale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 668
2006 715
2007 741
2008 832
2009 844
2010 841
2011 900
2012 869
2013 859
2014 921
2015 971

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.6
2007 15.1
2008 17.5
2009 20.1
2010 15.8
2011 17
2012 14.3
2013 16.5
2014 18.4
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17664670658683
2006 0.18881118881119
2007 0.20377867746289
2008 0.24639423076923
2009 0.28672985781991
2010 0.2794292508918
2011 0.33666666666667
2012 0.33141542002301
2013 0.35389988358556
2014 0.35939196525516
2015 0.29660144181256

Compare Gardendale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.7%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 971 18.7:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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