Garden City Elementary School

Garden City Elementary School serves 973 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Garden City Elementary School operates within the M S D Wayne Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 973 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 973 students
Garden City Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Garden City Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Garden City Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Garden City Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Garden City Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
55%
10%
Garden City Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
19%
12%
Garden City Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
22%
71%
Garden City Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Garden City Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.62 0.27
Garden City Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
88%
41%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
4%
8%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

M S D Wayne Township School District's student population of 15,874 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,057 is higher than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,881 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name M S D Wayne Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
3
Number of Students Managed 15,874 1,472
M S D Wayne Township School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $270 MM $19 MM
M S D Wayne Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $204 MM $16 MM
M S D Wayne Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,057 $12,273
M S D Wayne Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,881 $10,163
M S D Wayne Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Ben Davis University High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Speedway Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rhoades Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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    1.4 miles
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