Gayton Elementary



Gayton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gayton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 12
K 84
1 101
2 96
3 81
4 86
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gayton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richmond, VA in the Henrico County Public Schools. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gayton Elementary is the 513th largest public school in Virginia and the 16,378th largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,378th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 513th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,053rd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 741st out of 1,156

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Gayton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 296
(53%)
18,459
(51%)
 Female 267
(47%)
17,482
(49%)

Gayton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 460
(82%)
14,332
(40%)
 Asian 40
(7%)
3,835
(11%)
 Black 24
(4%)
12,837
(36%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
3,123
(9%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
1,683
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
96
(0%)

Gayton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 517
(92%)
20,439
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
13,559
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
1,943
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Gayton Elementary is ranked 1,071st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gayton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Gayton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 505
2006 452
2007 452
2008 422
2009 437
2010 523
2011 477
2012 473
2013 553
2014 566
2015 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 12.2
2007 15.1
2008 15.1
2009 14.8
2010 17.7
2011 18.3
2012 24.9
2013 27.6
2014 19.9
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.033663366336634
2006 0.037610619469027
2007 0.033185840707965
2008 0.056872037914692
2009 0.082379862700229
2010 0.063097514340344
2011 0.060796645702306
2012 0.071881606765328
2013 0.072332730560579
2014 0.075971731448763
2015 0.081705150976909

Compare Gayton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.2%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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