Garden City Elementary School

Garden City Elementary School serves 768 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Garden City Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 768 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 768 students
Garden City Elementary School Total Students (1997-2014)
Gender % Garden City Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Garden City Elementary School Total Teachers (1997-2014)
Students by Grade Garden City Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Garden City Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
25%
13%
Garden City Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
48%
37%
Garden City Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
22%
43%
Garden City Elementary School White Students (1997-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Garden City Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Garden City Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.40
Garden City Elementary School Diversity Score (1997-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
56%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,445 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,190 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,029 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 37,445 3,213
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $36 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $382 MM $34 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,190 $10,365
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,029 $9,935
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Groves High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mercer Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Savannah Classical Academy Charter School (1.6 miles away)
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