Garden City High School

Garden City High School serves 2,018 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Garden City High School operates within the Garden City School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 2018 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,018 students
Garden City High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Garden City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Garden City High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Garden City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Garden City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.49 0.30
Garden City High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
48%
40%
Garden City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
14%
10%
Garden City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,640 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,350 is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,917 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 163% over four years.
School District Name Garden City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 7,640 556
Garden City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 88%
Garden City School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $7 MM
Garden City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $163 MM $7 MM
Garden City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,350 $13,276
Garden City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $22,917 $12,850
Garden City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Garden City Alternate Education Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Garden City Alternate Education Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garden City Alternate Education Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden CityGarden City Alternate Education Center
    0.1 miles | Grades: 2-12 | 74 students1312 North 7th St
    Garden CityKS 67846
    (620)805-8600
    0.12-1274
  • Garden CityHorace J. Good Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 774 students1412 North Main St
    Garden CityKS 67846
    (620)805-8100
    0.27-8774
  • Garden CityGeorgia Matthews Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 174 students111 Johnson
    Garden CityKS 67846
    (620)805-7550
    0.3KG-4174
  • Garden CityAbe Hubert Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 308 students1205 A St
    Garden CityKS 67846
    (620)805-8400
    0.4KG-4308
  • Garden CityGertrude Walker Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 278 students805 West Fair
    Garden CityKS 67846
    (620)805-7600
    0.6KG-4278

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