Gentian Elementary School



Gentian Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gentian Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 79
1 64
2 57
3 65
4 61
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gentian Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, GA in the Muscogee County School District. It enrolls 411 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gentian Elementary School is the 1,137th largest public school in Georgia and the 30,528th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 411
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,528th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,137th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 752nd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,186th out of 1,342

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Gentian Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 216
(53%)
11,206
(49%)
 Male 195
(47%)
11,885
(51%)

Gentian Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 177
(43%)
6,306
(27%)
 Black 165
(40%)
13,457
(58%)
 Hispanic 34
(8%)
1,606
(7%)
 Two or More 27
(7%)
1,108
(5%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
533
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Gentian Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(58%)
14,494
(63%)
 Not Eligible 133
(32%)
7,041
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
1,556
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Gentian Elementary School is ranked 979th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gentian Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.6%) is slightly 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.

Gentian Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 460
2006 439
2007 444
2008 422
2009 486
2010 457
2011 448
2012 411

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.2
2007 14.1
2008 13.1
2009 15.1
2010 14.3
2011 16.2
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57173913043478
2006 0.58997722095672
2007 0.60585585585586
2008 0.62322274881517
2009 0.59053497942387
2010 0.68052516411379
2011 0.68303571428571
2012 0.67639902676399

Compare Gentian Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 67.6%
 

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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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