Gardner Academy



Gardner Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardner Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 25
1 26
2 31
3 39
4 41
5 65
6 80
7 205
8 186
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 698 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gardner Academy is the 101st largest public school in Michigan and the 8,091st largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 698
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,091st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 101st out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 862nd out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 59th out of 1,904

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Gardner Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 386
(55%)
5,587
(52%)
 Female 312
(45%)
5,081
(48%)

Gardner Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 331
(47%)
4,135
(39%)
 White 127
(18%)
2,794
(26%)
 Hispanic 123
(18%)
2,070
(19%)
 Asian 69
(10%)
663
(6%)
 Two or More 42
(6%)
919
(9%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
81
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)

Gardner Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 503
(72%)
7,220
(68%)
 Not Eligible 175
(25%)
3,000
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(3%)
448
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Gardner Academy is ranked 78th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardner Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 49.4%. 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.

Gardner Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 845
2013 904
2014 755
2015 698

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 16.8
2013 19.4
2014 16.8
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.75266272189349
2013 0.78650442477876
2014 0.64635761589404
2015 0.74928366762178

Compare Gardner Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.9%
 

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Public KG - 09 698 17.2:1  
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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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