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
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.90. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
28%
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
14%
23%
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
43%
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School White (1988-2012)
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 0.90
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
Gardendale Elementary Magnet School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 71,792 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Brevard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
23
Number of Students Managed 71,792 9,989
Brevard School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $676 MM $138 MM
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: 2012 (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 Island Merritt Island High School
    100 East Mustang Way
    Merritt Island , FL , 32953
    (321)454-1000
    0.5  mi  |  1508  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Merritt Island Lewis Carroll Elementary School
    One Skyline Blvd
    Merritt Island , FL , 32953
    (321)452-1234
    1.2  mi  |  675  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Merritt Island Mila Elementary School
    288 West Merritt Ave
    Merritt Island , FL , 32953
    (321)454-1070
    1.3  mi  |  516  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Merritt Island Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Edgewood Jr/sr High School
    180 East Merritt Ave
    Merritt Island , FL , 32953
    (321)454-1030
    1.4  mi  |  942  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Merritt Island Audubon Elementary School
    1201 North Banana River Dr
    Merritt Island , FL , 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 0.49, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.9. The most diverse school district in Brevard County is Brevard School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.