Gardendale Elementary Magnet School

Gardendale Elementary Magnet School serves 449 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School operates within the Brevard School District.

Overview

The student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 449 students
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
12%
28%
Black
14%
23%
White
58%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Sch Ethnicity Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.61 0.45
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.
45%
49%
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.
3%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,466 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Brevard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
23
Number of Students Managed 78,466 9,989
District Total Revenue $676 MM $138 MM
Brevard School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $797 MM $159 MM
Brevard School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,244 $13,793
Brevard School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,909 $15,882
Brevard School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Merritt Island High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ronald Mcnair Magnet Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lewis Carroll Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Merritt IslandMerritt Island High School
    100 East Mustang Way
    Merritt IslandFL 32953
    (321)454-1000
    0.5 mi | 1508 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Merritt IslandLewis Carroll Elementary School
    One Skyline Blvd
    Merritt IslandFL 32953
    (321)452-1234
    1.2 mi | 675 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Merritt IslandMila Elementary School
    288 West Merritt Ave
    Merritt IslandFL 32953
    (321)454-1070
    1.3 mi | 516 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Merritt IslandHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Edgewood Jr/sr High School
    180 East Merritt Ave
    Merritt IslandFL 32953
    (321)454-1030
    1.4 mi | 942 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Merritt IslandAudubon Elementary School
    1201 North Banana River Dr
    Merritt IslandFL 32952
    (321)452-2085
    2.4 mi | 532 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Did You Know?
Brevard County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Brevard County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.