Garden City School



Garden City School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garden City School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 47
1 45
2 43
3 49
4 49
5 36
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garden City School is a public elementary school located in Cranston, RI in the Cranston School District. It enrolls 350 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garden City School is the 82nd largest public school in Rhode Island and the 37,046th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 350
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.82

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Garden City School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 187
(53%)
2,763
(51%)
 Female 163
(47%)
2,655
(49%)

Garden City School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(69%)
3,048
(56%)
 Hispanic 50
(14%)
1,354
(25%)
 Asian 34
(10%)
479
(9%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
261
(5%)
 Black 10
(3%)
239
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
30
(1%)

Garden City School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 235
(67%)
2,996
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 96
(27%)
2,076
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
346
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Garden City School is ranked 96th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garden City School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.9%) is lower than the state average of 49.2%. 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.

Garden City School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 259
2006 255
2007 250
2008 317
2009 311
2010 303
2011 321
2012 344
2013 331
2014 320
2015 350

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 182.1
2007 8.6
2008 12.2
2009 13.2
2010 12.9
2011 13.4
2012 19.3
2013 18.8
2014 17.8
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15444015444015
2006 0.15294117647059
2007 0.144
2008 0.16719242902208
2009 0.2540192926045
2010 0.23432343234323
2011 0.18380062305296
2012 0.36337209302326
2013 0.31722054380665
2014 0.353125
2015 0.32857142857143

Compare Garden City School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.9%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Garden City School
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Public PK - 06 350 16.8:1  
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Stadium School
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Public PK - 06 349 16.4:1 2 miles
Immaculate Conception Catholic Regional School
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Private PK - 08 346 11:1 2 miles
George J. Peters School
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Public KG - 06 347 17.7:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 260 13:1 2 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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