Gaenslen Elementary



Gaenslen Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaenslen Elementary Students by Grade
PK 62
K 46
1 70
2 67
3 74
4 72
5 81
6 78
7 80
8 75
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gaenslen Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 705 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gaenslen Elementary is the 41st largest public school in Wisconsin and the 7,764th largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 705
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.07
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,764th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 41st out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,055th out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 122nd out of 1,191

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Gaenslen Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 397
(56%)
30,716
(52%)
 Female 308
(44%)
28,316
(48%)

Gaenslen Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 564
(80%)
30,930
(52%)
 Hispanic 61
(9%)
15,098
(26%)
 White 59
(8%)
8,010
(14%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
3,923
(7%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
599
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
51
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
421
(1%)

Gaenslen Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 568
(81%)
40,416
(68%)
 Not Eligible 137
(19%)
18,616
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Gaenslen Elementary is ranked 19th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaenslen Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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.

Gaenslen Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 613
2006 599
2007 608
2008 610
2009 637
2010 672
2011 665
2012 722
2013 680
2014 675
2015 705

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 12.7
2007 12.8
2008 11.6
2009 14.7
2010 13.9
2011 22.3
2012 14.3
2013 13.8
2014 N/A
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81076672104405
2006 0.87145242070117
2007 0.84210526315789
2008 0.86885245901639
2009 0.89952904238619
2010 0.89136904761905
2011 0.92631578947368
2012 0.92105263157895
2013 0.92058823529412
2014 0.93037037037037
2015 0.80567375886525

Compare Gaenslen Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.6%
 

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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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