Gene Ward Elementary School



Gene Ward Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gene Ward Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 110
1 134
2 134
3 117
4 128
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gene Ward Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Las Vegas, NV in the Clark County School District. It enrolls 748 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gene Ward Elementary School is the 110th largest public school in Nevada and the 6,092nd largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,092nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 110th out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 251st out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 114th out of 384

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Gene Ward Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 384
(51%)
127,475
(48%)
 Male 364
(49%)
136,494
(52%)

Gene Ward Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 542
(72%)
122,130
(46%)
 Black 108
(14%)
35,627
(13%)
 White 47
(6%)
67,344
(26%)
 Two or More 23
(3%)
17,133
(6%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
16,548
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(1%)
4,230
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
957
(0%)

Gene Ward Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 698
(93%)
174,488
(66%)
 Not Eligible 50
(7%)
89,481
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Gene Ward Elementary School is ranked 42nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gene Ward Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Gene Ward Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 721
2006 713
2008 690
2009 673
2010 652
2011 663
2012 634
2013 684
2014 733
2015 748

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.2
2008 15
2009 15.3
2010 15.5
2011 15.8
2012 17.1
2013 16.7
2014 17.5
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99583911234397
2006
2008 0.86666666666667
2009 0.73551263001486
2010 0.85889570552147
2011 0.92609351432881
2012 0.87854889589905
2013 0.85233918128655
2014 0.8881309686221
2015 0.9331550802139

Compare Gene Ward Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 93.3%
 

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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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