Garden City Elementary School

Garden City Elementary School serves 710 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Garden City Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

Overview

The student population of 710 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 710 students
Garden City Elementary School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Garden City Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Garden City Elementary School Students 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 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Garden City Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Garden City Elementary School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
24%
12%
Garden City Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
54%
37%
Garden City Elementary School Black (1997-2012)
White
14%
44%
Garden City Elementary School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Garden City Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Garden City Elementary 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.
0.63 0.83
Garden City Elementary School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
86%
51%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Garden City Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 35,842 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
6
Number of Students Managed 35,842 3,449
Chatham County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $394 MM $34 MM
Chatham County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $364 MM $36 MM
Chatham County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,593 $9,939
Chatham County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,692 $10,367
Chatham County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Woodville-tompkins Technical And Career High School (1.6 miles away)
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Chatham County, GA 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 0.53, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.83. The most diverse school district in Chatham County is Chatham County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.