River Gate Elementary



River Gate Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River Gate Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 130
1 131
2 141
3 151
4 140
5 128
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

River Gate Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 821 students in grades 1st through 12th. River Gate Elementary is the 122nd largest public school in North Carolina and the 3,866th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 821
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.77

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River Gate Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 418
(51%)
51,417
(49%)
 Male 403
(49%)
53,393
(51%)

River Gate Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 294
(36%)
40,499
(39%)
 White 268
(33%)
30,400
(29%)
 Hispanic 185
(23%)
24,386
(23%)
 Asian 47
(6%)
6,558
(6%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
138
(0%)

River Gate Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 491
(60%)
37,833
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 283
(34%)
64,671
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(6%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, River Gate Elementary is ranked 636th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of River Gate Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.2%) is lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

River Gate Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 681
2010 676
2011 718
2012 769
2013 863
2014 828
2015 821

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 15.6
2010 17.8
2011 17.3
2012 18.5
2013 19.5
2014 18.8
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.38325991189427
2010 0.37869822485207
2011 0.39972144846797
2012 0.40442132639792
2013 0.38702201622248
2014 0.3731884057971
2015 0.40194884287454

Compare River Gate Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 821 18.8:1  
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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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