Gaston Elementary



Gaston Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaston Elementary Students by Grade
PK 53
K 49
1 60
2 55
3 67
4 59
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gaston Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gaston, NC in the Northampton County School District. It enrolls 343 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gaston Elementary is the 1,176th largest public school in North Carolina and the 37,701st largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 343
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,701st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,176th out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,326th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,290th out of 1,536

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Gaston Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 178
(52%)
772
(52%)
 Female 165
(48%)
700
(48%)

Gaston Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 305
(89%)
1,111
(75%)
 White 28
(8%)
229
(16%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
51
(3%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
71
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Gaston Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 329
(96%)
1,445
(98%)
 Not Eligible 14
(4%)
27
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Gaston Elementary is ranked 638th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaston Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 271
2006 227
2007 206
2008 200
2009 383
2010 366
2011 344
2012 287
2013 298
2014 256
2015 343

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 11.4
2007 10
2008 11.8
2009 18.4
2010 17
2011 17.1
2012 15.1
2013 17.5
2014 14.2
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84132841328413
2006 0.85903083700441
2007 0.90291262135922
2008 0.815
2009 0.84595300261097
2010 0.84426229508197
2011 0.88662790697674
2012 0.88850174216028
2013 0.8993288590604
2014 0.98828125
2015 0.95918367346939

Compare Gaston Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 95.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gaston Elementary
Gaston, NC
Public PK - 04 343 17.6:1  
Gaston Middle School
Gaston, NC
Public 05 - 08 165 17.1:1 1 miles
Gaston College Preparatory
Gaston, NC
Public KG - 12 1,280 16.2:1 1 miles
Cornerston Christian School
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Private PK - 12 96 6:1 4 miles
Belmont Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 663 14.6:1 4 miles
Manning Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 676 15.2:1 4 miles
Kipp Halifax College Prep
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Public 05 - 06 170 18.9:1 5 miles
Chaloner Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 660 15.1:1 5 miles
Roanoke Valley Early College
Weldon, NC
Public 08 - 13 185 24.7:1 6 miles
William R Davie Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 343 17.2:1 7 miles
Weldon Elementary
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Public PK - 04 348 12.4:1 7 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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