Gaines Elementary School



Gaines Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaines Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 73
K 109
1 97
2 73
3 96
4 78
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gaines Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Athens, GA in the Clarke County School District. It enrolls 601 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gaines Elementary School is the 644th largest public school in Georgia and the 13,225th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,225th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 644th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 74th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 320th out of 1,342

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Gaines Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 303
(50%)
4,558
(47%)
 Male 298
(50%)
5,092
(53%)

Gaines Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 490
(82%)
4,908
(51%)
 Hispanic 53
(9%)
2,302
(24%)
 White 24
(4%)
1,843
(19%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
211
(2%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
369
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Gaines Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 571
(95%)
7,481
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(4%)
533
(6%)
 Not Eligible 8
(1%)
1,636
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Gaines Elementary School is ranked 194th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaines Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Gaines Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 480
2006 548
2007 602
2008 651
2009 577
2010 593
2011 588
2012 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 13
2007 12.2
2008 12.3
2009 11.7
2010 12.1
2011 11.6
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92708333333333
2006 0.92153284671533
2007 0.92358803986711
2008 0.94930875576037
2009 0.97573656845754
2010 0.964586846543
2011 0.95408163265306
2012 0.98668885191348

Compare Gaines Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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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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