Gardner Academy



Gardner Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardner Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 28
2 34
3 35
4 51
5 54
6 133
7 257
8 234
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gardner Academy is a public elementary school located in Lansing, MI in the Lansing Public School District. It enrolls 845 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gardner Academy is the 30th largest public school in Michigan and the 3,084th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 845
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,084th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 30th out of 1,934
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 798th out of 1,929
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 17th out of 1,929

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Gardner Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 458
(54%)
3,691
(52%)
 Female 387
(46%)
3,390
(48%)

Gardner Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 397
(47%)
2,632
(37%)
 White 179
(21%)
2,167
(31%)
 Hispanic 143
(17%)
1,342
(19%)
 Asian 90
(11%)
421
(6%)
 Two or More 33
(4%)
423
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
93
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Gardner Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 617
(73%)
4,706
(66%)
 Not Eligible 209
(25%)
2,218
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(2%)
157
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,924 ranked schools in Michigan, Gardner Academy is ranked 35th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardner Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.3%) is higher than the state average of 51.3%. 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.

Compare Gardner Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,654.1% 16.5:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.3%
 

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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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