Gary Road Elementary



Gary Road Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gary Road Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 284
1 275
2 355
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 4

Gary Road Elementary is a public elementary school located in Jackson, MS in the Hinds County School District. It enrolls 918 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gary Road Elementary is the 26th largest public school in Mississippi and the 2,139th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 918
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.96

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Gary Road Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 497
(54%)
2,239
(52%)
 Female 421
(46%)
2,045
(48%)

Gary Road Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 758
(83%)
3,458
(81%)
 White 143
(16%)
721
(17%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
18
(0%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
70
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gary Road Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 605
(66%)
3,024
(71%)
 Not Eligible 196
(21%)
822
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 117
(13%)
438
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Gary Road Elementary is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gary Road Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.6%) is slightly 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.

Gary Road Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 909
2006 908
2007 929
2008 976
2009 900
2010 930
2011 896
2012 910
2013 935
2014 929
2015 918

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18.1
2007 18.6
2008 19.2
2009 17.7
2010 17.8
2011 17.9
2012 18.6
2013 18.3
2014 18.3
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39053905390539
2006 0.44823788546256
2007 0.45425188374596
2008 0.55327868852459
2009 0.57333333333333
2010 0.62795698924731
2011 0.671875
2012 0.72197802197802
2013 0.71871657754011
2014 0.72658772874058
2015 0.78649237472767

Compare Gary Road Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 78.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gary Road Elementary
Jackson, MS
Public KG - 02 918 20:1  
Gary Road Intermediate School
Jackson, MS
Public 03 - 05 923 19.3:1 1 miles
Byram Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,002 17.2:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 513 20.1:1 6 miles
Siwell Middle School
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Lee Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 340 17.7:1 6 miles
Sykes Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 369 15.1:1 6 miles
Marshall Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 433 18.9:1 6 miles
Woodville Heights Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 406 18.3:1 6 miles
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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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