Gaston Point Elementary School



Gaston Point Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaston Point Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 43
2 53
3 46
4 42
5 27
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gaston Point Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gulfport, MS in the Gulfport School District. It enrolls 263 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gaston Point Elementary School is the 450th largest public school in Mississippi and the 44,565th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 263
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.83

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Gaston Point Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 137
(52%)
2,523
(51%)
 Female 126
(48%)
2,379
(49%)

Gaston Point Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 237
(90%)
2,536
(52%)
 White 17
(6%)
1,778
(36%)
 Hispanic 5
(2%)
279
(6%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
242
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Gaston Point Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 254
(97%)
3,571
(73%)
 Not Eligible 5
(2%)
1,155
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(2%)
176
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Gaston Point Elementary School is ranked 405th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaston Point Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Gaston Point Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 213
2006 477
2007 494
2008 479
2009 341
2010 278
2011 253
2012 281
2013 259
2014 262
2015 263

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 40.2
2006 18.7
2007 18
2008 18.1
2009 17.3
2010 17
2011 16.2
2012 18
2013 18.4
2014 19.1
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98591549295775
2006 0.91194968553459
2007 0.92712550607287
2008 0.90814196242171
2009 0.93255131964809
2010 0.96043165467626
2011 0.9802371541502
2012 0.98932384341637
2013 0.98455598455598
2014 0.98854961832061
2015 0.98098859315589

Compare Gaston Point Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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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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