Gifford Elementary



Gifford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gifford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 91
K 182
1 133
2 137
3 134
4 111
5 161
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gifford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Racine, WI in the Racine Unified School District. It enrolls 949 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gifford Elementary is the 6th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 1,624th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 949
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,624th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 6th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,090th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 32nd out of 1,182

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Gifford Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 477
(50%)
7,524
(51%)
 Female 472
(50%)
7,197
(49%)

Gifford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 707
(74%)
6,210
(42%)
 Hispanic 133
(14%)
3,941
(27%)
 Black 61
(6%)
3,806
(26%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
507
(3%)
 Asian 23
(2%)
197
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
57
(0%)

Gifford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 677
(71%)
4,929
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 238
(25%)
8,939
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(4%)
853
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Gifford Elementary is ranked 175th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gifford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.7%) is lower than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Gifford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 909
2006 858
2007 925
2008 961
2009 946
2010 982
2011 944
2012 949

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 15.9
2007 17.7
2008 18.2
2009 18.9
2010 19.5
2011 18.9
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26622662266227
2006 0.14685314685315
2007 0.1772972972973
2008 0.15504682622268
2009 0.23150105708245
2010 0.24338085539715
2011 0.28707627118644
2012 0.28661749209694

Compare Gifford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.7%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gifford Elementary
Racine, WI
Public PK - 05 949 19.6:1  
Goodland Elementary
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Public PK - 05 292 10.9:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 695 13.9:1 4 miles
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Private KG - 08 201 16:1 5 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 165 20:1 5 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 214 20:1 5 miles
St Rita Elementary School
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Private KG - 08 251 21:1 5 miles
Concordia Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 86 11:1 5 miles
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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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