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
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Garden City Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2013)
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 more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
24%
12%
Black
54%
37%
White
14%
44%
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 0.40
Garden City Elementary School Diversity Score (1997-2013)
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,240 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
6
Number of Students Managed 40,240 3,449
Chatham County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Garden CityGroves High School
    100 Wheathill Rd
    Garden CityGA 31408
    (912)395-2520
    1.3 mi | 1453 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Garden CityMercer Middle School
    201 Rommel Ave
    Garden CityGA 31408
    (912)395-6700
    1.5 mi | 656 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SavannahWoodville-tompkins Technical And Career High School
    151 Coach Joe Turner St
    SavannahGA 31408
    (912)395-6750
    1.6 mi | 115 students | Gr. 9                      
  • SavannahWoodville-tompkins Technical & Career Institute High School
    Vocational School
    151 Coach Joe Turner St
    SavannahGA 31408
    (912)965-6750
    Vocational School

    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SavannahSavannah Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    191 Carl Griffin Dr
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)652-3879
    Alternative School

    1.9 mi | 17 students | Gr. 6-11                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.37, which is lower than the Georgia average of 0.4. The most diverse school district in Chatham County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.