Gower Elementary



Gower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 42
K 148
1 126
2 120
3 96
4 115
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gower Elementary is a public elementary school located in Nashville, TN in the Davidson County School District. It enrolls 647 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gower Elementary is the 224th largest public school in Tennessee and the 10,315th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 647
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,315th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 224th out of 1,049
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 409th out of 1,038
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 185th out of 1,038

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Gower Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 352
(54%)
31,072
(51%)
 Female 295
(46%)
29,897
(49%)

Gower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 442
(68%)
20,174
(33%)
 Black 136
(21%)
26,765
(44%)
 Asian 44
(7%)
2,212
(4%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
11,188
(18%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
459
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
66
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
105
(0%)

Gower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 313
(48%)
15,425
(25%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 286
(44%)
42,080
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(7%)
3,464
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,040 ranked schools in Tennessee, Gower Elementary is ranked 409th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.3%. 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.

Gower Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 543
2006 536
2007 599
2008 626
2009 612
2010 597
2011 635
2012 647

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.4
2007 15.6
2008 13.2
2009 12.2
2010 12.8
2011 13.7
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44383057090239
2006 0.52798507462687
2007 0.47245409015025
2008 0.49520766773163
2009 0.51470588235294
2010 0.50921273031826
2011 0.53228346456693
2012 0.51622874806801

Compare Gower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.2% 14.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.3%
 

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Public PK - 04 647 14.5:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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