Garden City Elementary



Garden City Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garden City Elementary Students by Grade
PK 19
K 52
1 39
2 50
3 47
4 43
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garden City Elementary is a public elementary school located in Roanoke, VA in the Roanoke City Public Schools. It enrolls 295 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garden City Elementary is the 1,010th largest public school in Virginia and the 42,020th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 295
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,020th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 1,010th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 228th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 974th out of 1,156

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Garden City Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 150
(51%)
5,240
(52%)
 Female 145
(49%)
4,912
(48%)

Garden City Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 203
(69%)
3,830
(38%)
 Black 72
(24%)
4,535
(45%)
 Hispanic 13
(4%)
1,149
(11%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
281
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Garden City Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 292
(99%)
8,797
(87%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
1,234
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
121
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Garden City Elementary is ranked 394th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garden City Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Garden City Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 318
2006 306
2007 290
2008 321
2009 360
2010 338
2011 327
2012 336
2013 341
2014 326
2015 295

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 9.6
2007 13.5
2008 15.3
2009 14.7
2010 13.5
2011 12.8
2012 15.6
2013 15.2
2014 13.9
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65094339622642
2006 0.63398692810458
2007 0.69655172413793
2008 0.70093457943925
2009 0.76666666666667
2010 0.75739644970414
2011 0.73700305810398
2012 0.75
2013 0.77126099706745
2014 0.7638036809816
2015 0.98983050847458

Compare Garden City Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.0%
 

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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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