W H Gaston Middle School



W H Gaston Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W H Gaston Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 335
7 328
8 340
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

W H Gaston Middle School is a public elementary school located in Dallas, TX in the Dallas Independent School District. It enrolls 1,003 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,003
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.99

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W H Gaston Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 527
(53%)
61,201
(51%)
 Female 476
(47%)
57,685
(49%)

W H Gaston Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 808
(81%)
83,628
(70%)
 Black 151
(15%)
26,840
(23%)
 White 32
(3%)
5,780
(5%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
1,483
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
691
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
392
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
72
(0%)

W H Gaston Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 905
(90%)
103,456
(87%)
 Not Eligible 67
(7%)
12,754
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(3%)
2,676
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of W H Gaston Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

W H Gaston Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 856
2006 930
2007 908
2008 967
2009 1058
2010 1113
2011 1185
2012 1126
2013 1143
2014 1086
2015 1003

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 16.2
2007 12.4
2008 13.4
2009 13.8
2010 14.2
2011 16.2
2012 14.5
2013 16.7
2014 15.3
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8411214953271
2006 0.86344086021505
2007 0.84361233480176
2008 0.85522233712513
2009 0.89130434782609
2010 0.90026954177898
2011 0.90548523206751
2012 0.91829484902309
2013 0.93000874890639
2014 0.92725598526704
2015 0.93320039880359

Compare W H Gaston Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
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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